West Lorne, ON Fire, Dec 1900
Fire Devastates Canadian Village.
WEST LORNE, Ontario, Dec. 30.--A disastrous fire visited this village tonight, wiping out one of the principal business blocks of the village. The loss will reach $125,000. In default of fire appliances the citizens organized a pail brigade. Assistance was sent from St. Thomas and Ridgetown and the fire checked.
The New York Times, New York, NY 31 Dec 1900