North Adams, MA D. H. Maloney's Block Fire, Mar 1896

A DISASTROUS FIRE.

The Fire Department Called to Centre Street Twice Today.

Fire was discovered at 11:36 this morning in the tenement in D. H. Maloney’s block on Center street occupied by Peter Harrington. The fire originated in a bedroom and the cause is unknown. Mr. Harrington’s furniture was wholly destroyed. Loss, about $1,000; no insurance.

The fire was believed to be out and two companies had returned to the hose rooms when a blaze was discovered in the attic of the tenement adjoining Mr. Harrington’s in the same block, and occupied by Mrs. Honora McConnell. The loss to her furniture was complete. No insurance.

The saloon of D. H. Maloney & Co. and Harrington Bros.’ market on the first floor were flooded with water.

The loss to the building is estimated at $5,000. Fully insured through the agency of John H Moloney.

North Adams Transcript, North Adams, Ma 3 Mar 1896