Milbank, SD Fire, Jan 1912
FIRE WAS COSTLY
Milbank, S. D., Jan. 12.---Fire of unknown origin which raged for hours here today destroyed an entire business block and did damage estimated at $75,000. The heaviest individual loss was that sustained by the South Dakota Furniture company, whose plant burned with a loss of $30,000. All the city hydrants were frozen and the fire fighters were compelled to rely upon a railway reservoir for water.
The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 13 Jan 1912