Woonsocket, RI Mill Fire, Sept 1894

Woonsocket, R. I., Sept. 18.----There was what threatened to be a serious fire this afternoon in the carbonizing department of the River Spinning Company's mill, which had stock of wool on hand valued at $30,000. The fire was confined to this department, with a loss to the machinery and damage by water to the wool amounting to only about $3,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 19 Sept 1894