Gallipolis, OH Furniture Factory Fire, Apr 1911
A FURNITURE FACTORY AT GALLIPOLIS BURNS.
Gallipolis, Ohio, April 12. -- Six employes of the manufacturing department of the Ohio Valley Furniture Company were seriously injured here last night by jumping from the third floor of the plant when a fire started in the building.
The structure was totally destroyed by the flames, the loss being estimated at $100,000. The warerooms adjoining were not burned.
Two hundred employes are thrown out of employment. The loss was partially covered by $50,000 worth of insurance.
The company also owns a plant at Charleston, W. Va.
Portsmouth Times Ohio 1911-04-15