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Aberdeen, SD House Fire, Mar 1907

C. C. Hedger of Detroit township lost his house by fire Tuesday evening. He was in this city at the time and was notified by phone. The loss will be about $1,800.

Aberdeen Daily News, Aberdeen, SD 21 Mar 1907

C. C. Hedger, whose home was burned a few days ago in Detroit township, already has the lumber on the ground for a new house and men are at work on it. It is expected that the roof will be on by tomarrow night. At the time of the fire the other day, the ajoining buildings were saved by the water freezing on their sides. Mr. Hedger and his family are now living in a cook car.

Aberdeen Daily News, Aberdeen, SD 22 Mar 1907

C. C. Hedger of Detroit township, who lost his house by fire the other night, has begun the erection of a new home. It will be larger and more modern than the one destroyed.

Aberdeen Daily News, Aberdeen, SD 23 Mar 1907



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