Providence, RI Pine Street Fire, Nov 1852


By Telegraph to the New-York Daily Times.

Incendiarism at Providence--Accident, &c.

PROVIDENCE, Monday, Nov. 29.

A small building, No. 251 Pine street, owned and occupied by G. W. PARKER & Co., as a grocery store, was destroyed by fire with it contents, about 3 o'clock yesterday morning. The building and stock were valued at $2,300, and were insured at the Pawtucket Mutual office for $1,300. The house adjoining on the [ineligible]1st, occupied by WM. CLARKE, was consideralby damaged---insured at the Concord office. The small Church on the west of the building was also injured. The fire was communicated by some person who found his way into the store by digging into the cellar.

An unsuccessful attempt was made on Saturday night about 11 o'clock, to fire the Engine-house of Gazelle Co. No.4, on Benefit-street.

The New York Times, New York, NY 30 Nov 1852