Fostonia, OH Flouring Mill Fire, Dec 1897

Flouring Mill Burned in Ohio

Toledo, O., Dec. 25.---The M. D. Harter Company's flouring mill at Fostoria, one of the largest winter wheat mills in the country is in ruins. Fire started in a bolting chest at 8 o'clock this morning, and the facilities for fighting fires being too limited, the mill was entirely destroyed. Loss, $150,000; covered by insurance.

The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA 26 Dec 1897