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Fargo, ND Fire, Dec 1887

Fire in Fargo.

FARGO, Dak., Dec. 23.--Fire broke out at about 4 o'clock this morning in the block fronting on Northern Pacific avenue between Broadway and Fifth street. Doyle's livery stable, Holden's saloon, Stewart's saloon, Hunter's restaurant and Cole's unoccupied building, were totally consumed. Total loss, $35,000; insurance, $24,000. The upper rooms of the same buildings were occupied as sleeping rooms. Stanford's seed store on the west was saved, but the stock was injured by water. The fire was incendiary in its origin.

Duluth Daily News, Duluth, MN 24 Dec 1887



article | by Dr. Radut