Douglas County, SD Prairie Fire, Apr 1889
Human Life Lost.
Armour, S. D., April 5. -- Douglas county was visited by one of the worst prairie fires ever known. Many farmers lost everything, and are homeless and destitute. The house of William Cline was burned. Mrs. Cline perishing in the flames. She was 70 years old, and the mother of E. W. Cline, prosecuting attorney of Douglas county.
Aberdeen Weekly News, Aberdeen, SD 6 Apr 1889