Harrisville, RI Fire, Apr 1900

Fire Leaves Fourteen Families Homeless.

WOONSOCKET, R. I., April 26.----Fire at Harrisville to-day left fourteen families homeless, burned out five stores and a society hall, destroying in all fourteen buildings, with a total loss of $25,000. The insurance is $18,000. The village has no Fire Department or apparatus.

The New York Times, New York, NY 27 Apr 1900