Altoona, PA Opera House Block Fire, Aug 1902

Heavy Losses at Altoona.

Altoona, Pa., Aug 10 -- The opera house block, one of the largest buildings here which was occupied by the Imperial Dry Goods Company, the One Price Clothing Company and the Eleventh avenue opera house was gutted by fire today. Loss, $53,000. The Dry Goods Company's damage is estimated as over $10,000.

The Daily Express, San Antonio, TX 11 Aug 1902