Brainerd, MN House Fire, Aug 1917
FLAT IRON STARTS FIRE.
BRAINERD, Minn., Aug. 6.---An electric flat iron at the home of Thomas Russell, Minnesota & International railroad engineer, set fire to clothes in his residence, 817 Mill street, at 10:30 p.m. last night. One room in the one-story house was damaged considerably.
The Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN 7 Aug 1917