123

Buffalo, NY Arcade Building Fire, Dec 1893

Arcade Building Ruins

HEAVY FIRE IN BUFFALO.

FIRE EARLY THIS MORNING DESTROYS PROPERTY VALUED AT $750,000.

Buffalo, Dec. 14 -- Fire this morning destroyed the Arcade building on Main street, including ROBINSON Musee, SHEAS music hall and several stores, including YENXA'S large grocery.
The loss is estimated at three-quarters of a million.
A number of people were sleeping in the Musee and barely escaped with their lives. The burned buildings occupied half a square in the business heart of the city. The fire originiated in an explosion in an engine room.

Racine Daily Journal Wisconsin 1893-12-14

123