Imperial, PA Fire, Feb 1910

Fire at Imperial, Near Pittsburg, Destroys Four Buildings

Pittsburg, Feb. 19 - - Fire destroyed the central part of Imperial. Four buildings burned, including the town high school. The greatest excitement was caused as pupils made their escape from the building, many of them leaving some of their wraps and all of their books behind. The loss was about $12,000.

The following buildings were destroyed: Gould's blacksmith shop, roller skating rink, McKane and Lee's hardware store and the old Imperial hotel, now a residence and occupied by eight families.

Indiana Evening Gazette, Indiana, PA 19 Feb 1910