Cleveland, OH Sawmill Fire, Apr 1893


CLEVELAND, April 1.---Fire broke out in the plant of the Cleveland Saw Mill and Lumber Company, on Seneca street, this morning. The building, which was of brick and frame, about 200 by 50 feet, was destroyed. Loss $50,000.

While the saw mill fire was in progress, the wind carried the sparks to Nathan Bernstein's barn, in the rear of No. 288 Broadway, and fourteen horses were burned to death. The flames spread to the adjoining tenement owned by Bernstein. Three persons were taken from the upper story by firemen in an unconscious condition, overcome by smoke. They soon recovered, and were uninjured. Bernstein's loss is $5,000.

The State, Columbia, SC 2 Apr 1893