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Charleston, SC Grocery Store Fire, Dec 1852

Fire in Charleston.

BALTIMORE, Monday, Dec. 27.

A fire at Charleston, on Friday, destroyed the grocery establishment of Valentine Heidt. Loss, $15,000 on stock, and $6,000 on building. Several adjoining buildings were injured. During the fire, a ladder, on which some firemen were stationed, fell, and severely injured several---one of them, named ROBERT FORSYTH, so severely as to render his recovery improbable.

The New York Times, New York, NY 28 Dec 1852



article | by Dr. Radut