Fond du Lac, WI Lumber Yard Fire, Sept 1895 - Big Blaze

Big Blaze at Fondulac.

FONDULAC, Wis., Sept. 23.--The lumber yards and saw mill of Moore & Galloway and the iron blast furnace of the Wisconsin Blast Furnace company were destroyed by fire with a total loss of $225,000. The lumber yard contained 10,000,000 feet of lumber, valued at $175,000. The saw mill cost $25,000. The insurance on the lumber is $80,000, and on the saw mill $15,000. The iron furnace, valued at $25,000, was uninsured.

The Evening News, Lincoln, NE 23 Sept 1895