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Wausau, WI skating rink fire, Dec 1910

FIRE DESTROYS RINK.

Wausau Amusement Building Totally Burned Early Today.

(Special to The Northwestern.)

Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 29. - A Daily News special from Wausau says: An early morning fire destroyed the large roller skating rink here today. The fire was discovered at 4:15 o'clock this morning and it had gained such headway that it was impossible to prevent a total loss. Other buildings in the vicinity were threatened for a while. Fire at Irma destroyed the principal buildings in the business district at 2 o'clock this morning, including a saloon and boarding house.

The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI 20 Dec 1910



article | by Dr. Radut