Biggs, CA Fire, Aug 1878

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 18. -- A dispatch from Biggs, Butler [sic - see comment below] County, says that a fire there this morning destroyed 19 buildings, all business houses except two. Loss, about $51,400; insurance, $63,200. Several arrests have been made of persons suspected of having started the fire, which originated in an unoccupied building.

The Summit County Beacon, Akron, OH 21 Aug 1878

Comments

Biggs is located in Butte

Biggs is located in Butte County, not Butler. There is no Butler County in California.