Montrose, CO Hotel Fire, May 1895


Montrose, Colo., May 10. -- C. T. NEHRBRAS, agent for the Deering Machine company of Chicago, lost his life in a fire which destroyed the Arlington hotel. His charred remains have been found in the ruins. MRS. E. H. SMITH, proprietress of the hotel, escaped by jumping from a second story window, but is in a precarious condition from cuts and burns. The house was nearly full of guests, several of whom sustained burns and wounds.

Waterloo Courier Iowa 1895-05-15