Augusta, AR Fire, Dec 1881

A fire Monday night burned the entire business portion of Augusta, Ark., over fifty buildings being consumed. Total loss $200,000; insurance about $25,000.

The Freeborn County Standard, Albert Lea, MN 8 Dec 1881

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Fire losses, Tuesday: At Augusta, Ark., 50 buildings in the business portion of the town; loss $200,000, insurance $75,000; the postoffice and the newspaper office were included in the wreck.

Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI 6 Dec 1881