Corunna, MI Furniture Plant Fire, Oct 1901
Furniture Plant Destroyed.
Corunna, Mich., Oct. 2. -- FOX & MASON'S furniture plant, comprising six buildings, was destroyed by fire tonight. A gasoline tank exploded, spreading the flames to the other buildings and lumber piles. CHARLES WILCOX was fatally and GEORGE BRANDS and H. S. EVELETH badly injured. One hundred and twenty-five men are thrown out of employment. The loss will be over $60,000, with insurance one-third of that amount.
Davenport Daily Republican Iowa 1901-10-03