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Lampasas, TX Fire, Aug 1884

DESTRUCTIVE FIRES.

THE BUSINESS PORTION OF LAMPASAS BURNED.

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 15, 1884—A special despatch{sic} from Houston, Texas, says an incendiary fire at Lampasas had destroyed the business portion of the town. The loss has not been estimated. G. T. Malone & Co., bankers, and S. D. Crittenden, merchant, are the heaviest losers. The same town experienced a fifty thousand dollar fire a fortnight ago.

New York Herald, New York, NY 16 Aug 1884

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A Costly Blaze in Texas.

HOUSTON, Tex., Aug. 16.—An incendiary fire at Lampasas destroyed the business portion of the town. The loss is not estimated. G. T. Malone, baker, and L. D. Crittenden, merchant, are the heaviest losers. The same town experienced a $50,000 blaze a couple of weeks ago.

New York Herald, New York, NY 16 Aug 1884

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