Corsicana, TX Downtown Building Fire, Mar 1931

Corsicana Has $35,000 Blaze

CORSICANA, Texas, March 1 -- Three downtown buildings housing a barber shop, a confectionery, lunchroom and cleaning and pressing establishment were swept by fire which broke out at 10 o'clock Sunday night.  At midnight, firemen had the blaze under control.

Fire Chief Elmer Keith estimated the damage between $35,000 and $50,000. 

Cause of the fire which originated in the barber shop, is not known.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 2 Mar 1931