Foster, TX Fire, Oct 1884

Foster, TX Fire, Oct 1884

Blaze at Foster.

(Special To The News.)

Greenville, October 20. – A fire at Foster, a prosperous little town on the East line, seven miles west of Greenville, destroyed three buildings last night.
The losses are as follows: B. J. Mitchell & Bro, houses and stock of goods, $6,000; insurance, $1500. W. H. Camp, stock of goods, $500; no insurance. W. A. Shira, house, $500; no insurance. James H. Jones, house and stock of goods, $3100; no insurance.

The fire broke out about 10 o’clock in the post office, kept by J. H. Jones, and was accidental.

Galveston Weekly News, Galveston, TX 30 Oct 1884