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Aberdeen, SD House Fire, Jan 1912

Blaze Sunday Night.

Fire broke out in a shed in the rear of the residence of Mrs. Lena Johnson, 407 Kline Street north Sunday evening at 8 o'clock. The fire proved to be a small one and the department had an easy time extinguishing it. Origin of the fire is not yet known. The total loss caused by the flames was about $15.

Aberdeen Daily American, Aberdeen, SD 9 Jan 1912



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