Washington, DC Hotel Harris Fire, Feb 1910


Three Persons Are Injured Seriously In a Fire at Washington.

WASHINGTON, Feb., 10.---Fire in the Hotel Harris, near the Union Station, at 2 o'clock this morning, threw the hundred guests into a panic. Three of them, Orville A. Henry of Berwick, Penn., and his wife and child, leaped from a third-story window. They are in the Casualty Hospital, seriously injured, it is said. Thomas Stanton of Philadelphia is also at the hospital, suffering from burns.

The origin of the fire is unknown. The loss amounted to about $5,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 11 Feb 1910