Portland, ME Bailey and Co Fire, Jan 1900

Maine Fire Fighters Hurt.

Portland, Me., Jan. 6.---Fire broke out in the four story brick building on the corner of Market and Middle streets, this city, occupied by F. O. Bailey & Co., as a carriage repository, and the building was burned, at a loss of $100,000. The stock of Lewis Hall & Co., wholesale clothiers, was badly damaged by smoke. Four firemen were injured during the fire, two of them, William Cannon and Driver Stickney, being dangerously hurt. The fire started about the furnaces.

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 8 Jan 1900