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Kerens, TX Business Block Fire, Nov 1929

FIRE DESTROYS ENTIRE BLOCK AT KERENS.

Kerens, Nov. 27. -- (AP) -- A business block was destroyed by a fire here which burned more than two hours before it was brought under control early today by the fire department of Kerens and Corsicana. The loss was estimated at $100,000 to $150,000. Seven stores were burned to the ground. An explosion, its cause undetermined, tore the roof off one of the structures. The fire was believed to have started in a cafe. The Corsicana department was called when the business district seemed endangered. Light and power wires were burned.

Laredo Times Texas 1929-11-27

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