Pawtucket, MA Fire, Apr 1853

Destructive Fire at Pawtucket.

PROVIDENCE, R. I., Friday, April 29. A large fire occurred in Pawtucket, Mass., last evening. Some cotton waste in the store-house of Partridge's factory took fire from spontaneous combustion, and the flames spread to the adjoining buildings, destroying a building containing a large quantity of machinery owned by the Pawtucket Bank----two dwellings houses, a carpenter shop &c. Loss not far from $15,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 30 Apr 1853