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Houston, TX Levy Bros Store Fire, Jul 1900

$10,000 Fire In Houston.

Levy Bros.’ Store Damaged - Incendiarism (sic) Is Suspectd (sic)

Special To The News.

Houston, Tex., July 16. – At 6:20 o’clock this morning smoke was discovered coming out of the windows of the building occupied by Levy Bros. on Main street. Chemical engines Nos. 3 and 4 were on the spot promptly and streams were soon got through the second-story windows, both front and rear. The loss is probably over $10,000 and may amount to $15,000, it being fully covered by insurance with nearly all the agencies in the city. The handsome three-story brick building is owned by T. H. SCANLAN. The slight damage is also covered by insurance. Cause supposed to be incendiary (sic).

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 17 Jul 1900

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