Sandusky, OH Business Block Fire, Jan 1897
A BIG BLAZE.
SIX BIG BUSINESS BLOCKS IN THE HEART OF SANDUSKY WENT UP IN SMOKE THIS MORNING.
By Telegraph to The Times.
Sandusky, O., Jan. 23. -- A most disastrous fire this morning destroyed about one hundred thousand dollars' worth of property.
It started in TAUBERT'S grocery store and destroyed six business houses on the west side of Water Street.
The losses are:
F. KRANTZ, lumber, $12,000.
TAUBERT, grocer, $11,000.
GEO. STAHL, wholesale liquors, $8,000.
M. LEA, residence, $5,000.
M. NOBIL, second-hand store, $15,000.
GEO. RINKLIFT, hardware, $6,000.
The remainder of the loss is on the WEST and COOK buildings. The fire is supposed to have been of incendiary origin.
Portsmouth Daily Times Ohio 1897-01-23