Hartford, CT Woolworths and G Fox and Co Stores Fire, Jan 1917

$500,000 Fire in Hartford.

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 29.---Fire of unknown origin early today destroyed the large department store of G. Fox & Co. and the Woolworth Five and Ten Cent Store, causing a loss estimated from $500,000 to $1,000,000. For a time the blaze threatened to spread to other large stores in the dry goods district, but the firemen had the blaze under control at 12:30 o'clock.

The New York Times, New York, NY 30 Jan 1917