Milford, MA Lightning and Dry Goods Store Fire, Aug 1887
MILFORD, Mass., Aug. 2.---G. F. Fales & Co.'s dry goods store was set on fire this morning by lightning. The loss on the building is $2,000 and on the stock $10,000. the latter being caused chiefly by water and smoke. The losses are covered by insurance.
The New York Times, New York, NY 3 Aug 1887