Brazil, IN Halstead House Fire, Jan 1896
$7,000 Residence Burned.
BRAZIL, Ind., Jan. 6.---At 7 o'clock this morning fire broke out in the large frame residence of J. N. Halstead, and the building was destroyed. The fire originated from a defective flue in the kitchen. Loss, $7,000, with $4,000 insurance.
The Indiana State Journal, Indianapolis, IN 8 Jan 1896