Dayton, OH Building Fire, May 1898

FOUGHT THE FLAMES FOR HOURS.

Twenty Thousand Dollars’ Worth of Property Destroyed in Dayton.

Special to the Plain Dealer.

DAYTON, May 27.—A fire, which was fought for several hours by the firemen last night, was finally put out at 4 o’clock this morning. It was in the large four-story building, owned by Fred Beaver, at the corner of Fourth and St. Clair streets. The building was occupied by the Dayton Machine & Tool Co., Sweetman Printing Co., Central pattern works, Acme laundry Co., Pioneer Soap Co., and Van Horne, Berger & Co. The loss is estimated at $20,000; partly insured.

Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH 28 May 1898