[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Belmond Fire - 1899


Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email)
Date: 3/2/2013 at 16:18:14

Arizona Republican -- Phoenix, Arizona Territory
February 9, 1899

Fire and Frost
Webster City, Ia., Feb. 8 -- Belmond, a town of over 2,000 inhabitants, in Wright county, is burning, a fire having started at 10:30 a.m. The thermometer is 21 below zero and a strong wind is blowing. Nothing can be done by the firemen to check the flames, as the fire-plugs are frozen up. Many residents are being driven from their homes, some without sufficient clothing to keep them warm.


Wright Documents maintained by Karen De Groote.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]