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Comanche, TX Freight Depot Fire, Mar 1901

Fire at Comanche

Special to The Register.

Comanche, Tex. March 28.--The fire alarm was turned in this morning at 6:30 from the Fort Worth and Rio Grande railway freight depot on account of one empty furniture car burning. The car was standing on the sidetrack at the freight depot platform. About twenty cedar telegraph poles belonging to the Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone company caught and were destroyed also.

Fort Worth Morning Register, Fort Worth, TX 30 Mar 1901



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