Longview, TX Fire, Jan 1911

Four Residences Burn.

Longview Has Fire Loss With Total of $10,000.

Special To The News.

Longview, Tex., Jan. 6. – A fire occurred at midnight last night in East Longview. The fire started in Mrs. Leon HART’S home and spread, burning the homes of four Longview citizens; the ELLISON residence, occupied by S. A. DICKARD, a train dispatcher at this place; the house owned by Dr. TERRY, occupied by J. S. PURDY, general freight and ticket agent of the Sante Fe Railroad, and the SIMS home. The dwellings and household goods were insured for about $10,000; all total loss.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 7 Jan 1911