Weston, OR Fire, Oct 1883

A TOWN DESTROYED BY FIRE

Walla Walla, Washington, Oct 18. -- Weston, Umatilla County, Oregon, was almost totally destroyed by fire last night, a few brick stores being the only buildings saved.

The New York Times, New York, NY 19 Oct 1883

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A TOWN BURNED

Weston, Umatilla County, Or. Reported Destroyed by Fire

[Specially Telegraphed to the Bulletin.]

WALLA WALLA, W. T., October 18th -- There was a total destruction of the city of Weston, Umatilla county, Oregon by fire last night, at nine o'clock. A high wind was blowing. All the brick stores went, except those of Saling & Reese and Steinaker & Young.

Daily Evening Bulletin, San Francisco, CA 18 Oct 1883