Everett, WA Cherry Valley Hotel Fire, May 1920

SNOHOMISH LOGGER HOTEL DESTROYED IN EARLY MORNING FIRE

EVERETT, May 19--The Cherry Valley hotel, operated at that place by the Cherry Valley Timber company, was destroyed by fire which started about 1 o'clock this morning.

Between twenty and thirty guests, including Thomas Williams, treasurer of the company, escaped with only their sleeping garments. The loss is estimated at $13,000, covered by insurance.

The hotel operated for employes[sic] of the company, was a two-story frame building, 40 by 90 feet. The blaze is thought to have started from a hot water heater on the first floor. This is the third hotel in Snohomish county burned in four weeks.

Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA 19 May 1920