Nashville, TN Business Fire, Aug 1898

$500,000 FIRE IN NASHVILLE.

BLAZE STARTS IN THE PHILLIPS-BUTTEROFF COMPANY'S BUILDING.

Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 30. -- Fire broke out at 2:10 o'clock this morning in the fifth floor of the large establishment of the PHILLIPS-BUTTEROFF Manufactory, dealers in stoves and tinware, on College Street, and spread rapidly, destroying the building and those occupied by A. J. WARREN, furniture dealer; PHILLIPS & STEVENSON, stoves and tinware, and the DAVIE Printing Company. The building occupied by the American National Bank was considerably damaged by fire and water. The loss is estimated at $500,000, and is covered by insurance.
The loss sustained by the PHILLIPS-BUTTEROFF Manufacturing Company on stock and building is estimated at $175,000; A. J. WARREN, loss on stock, $25,000; loss on building, $32,000; PHILLIPS & STEVENSON, loss on stock, $26,000; American National Bank, loss on building, $20,000; DAVIE Printing Company, loss on stock, $4,000; J. M. HEAD, loss on PHILLIPS & STEVENSON building, $20,000. These losses are pretty well covered by insurance.

The New York Times New York 1898-08-31