Rutland, VT Fire, Feb 1906
NEARLY A MILLION
Fire at Rutland Vermont, Destroys Six Blocks.
Rutland, Vt., Feb. 19. -- Six large brick blocks in the business section of the city, occupied by nearly a score of firms and many smaller tenants were destroyed by fire: Loss $750,000.
The fire got beyond the control of the local department, and help was summoned from Whitehall, N. Y. and other places. The heaviest losses WILLIAM Y. RIPLEY estate (buildings), $20,000; DR. A. J. MEADE (buildings), $50,000; A. H. ABRAHAM, drugs and tobacco, $23,000; WILSON & ROOT, clothing, $23,000; J. L. BAKER (buildings), $40,000, the TUTTLE company (buildings), $40,000, the TUTTLE company, printers, $130,000; CRANSTON and COMBINATION cash store block, $60,000; Combination Cash Store company's stock, $125,000. The insurance amounts to about two-thirds.
The Lima Times Democrat Ohio 1906-02-19