Britton, WI Store Fire, May 1879
Fire at Brillion.
On Tuesday morning last, L. H. Duderling received a telegram from the man in charge of his branch store at Brillion, stating that it had been completely destroyed by fire the night before. Mr. Kuderling's books show that the goods in stock there amounted to $5,500. His insurance was only $3,500---placed in the Phoenix.
Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI 22 May 1879