Toledo, OH Wholesale Grocery Store Fire, Oct 1908

Wholesale Grocery Fire, Toledo, Ohio, photo from familyoldphotos.com

$300,000 Blaze in Toledo

TOLEDO, Oct. 26. -- Fire tonight wiped out the wholesale grocery store of R. A. Bartley. The flames are still eating their way into the adjoining building, but Chief Mayo says the fire is under control. The loss is estimated at $300,000, half covered by insurance. The origin of the fire is mysterious.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 27 Oct 1908