Cleburne, TX Drug Store Fire, Sept 1917


CLEBURNE, Texas, -- Sept. 13 -- E. W. Crow sustained burns on the hand in the fire which occurred at his drug store Wednesday afternoon. He was filling a bottle with alcohol when he stepped upon a match head, causing a small fire in the store. Quick work by the fire department prevented a serious fire.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX 13 Sept 1917

[note -- It could be D. W. Crow, the old newsprint was hard to read.]