Keytesville, MO Fire, Apr 1880

Destructive Fire in Keytesville, Mo. --

A Big Blaze.

Keytesville, Mo., April 19. -- A fire here yesterday laid the town in ashes, over $40,000 worth of property being destroyed. The fire originated in State Senator Mackey's hotel, and the fierce gale spread the flames in every direction. Before checked the fire had destroyed eleven business houses, three barns, two dwellings and an ice house.

The Dubuque Herald, Dubuque, IA 20 Apr 1880