Danby, NY Fire, Sept 1889

FIRE at Danby, N. Y. Friday, destroyed nearly the entire business portion of the town. The loss is placed at $22,000, on which there is an insurance of $9,000.

The Sunday Inter Ocean, Chicago, IL 14 Sept 1889

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ITHACA, N. Y., Sept.13..----Early this morning fire broke out in Howell's store at Danby, in this county, destroying that building. The flames communicated to the adjoining property and , as the village is without a fire department, almost the entire business portion was burned, including Howell's store. Wise's stores, house, and barn; W. Bierce's store, and the Danby Hotel and barn belonging thereto. The losses amount to $22,000, with $9,000 insurance.

The Sunday Inter Ocean, Chicago, IL 14 Sept 1889