Reynolds, NE Fire Mar 1900
FIRE AT REYNOLDS.
Four Business Buildings Burn With Loss of Several Thousand.
Special Dispatch to the World-Herald.
Reynolds, Neb., March 14.--The biggest fire this town has ever had took place yesterday morning.
Four business bulidings went up. The fire started in the meat market, a frame building, belonging to F. M. Hunt of [illegible], and occupied by C. W. Hadley, Hadley got nothing out of the building; loss $600; insurance $250. South of this building was the drug store of B. F. Walker, over which was Masonic hall, also used by the Odd Fellows and Woodmen. Next was the furniture-store of B. F. Walker, and then the two-story stone building occupied by L. Craig. This also burned down, Craig's family having barely time to get out alive.
Walker's loss, $5,000; insurance, $1,500. Ira Hobbs had just stored all his household goods in the stone building and lost all.
Morning World-Herald, Omaha, NE 15 Mar 1900