Madisonville, TX Business Section Fire, June 1912

THIRD BIG FIRE OF YEAR OCCURS AT MADISONVILLE.

LOSS ON PROPERTY AND STOCK IS ABOUT $28,600.

BUSINESS HOUSES OF J. L. CLEERE AND D. BRIZZOLARA, WITH THEIR CONTENTS, ARE COMPLETELY DESTROYED.

Madisonville, Tex., June 10. -- Another disastrous fire was discovered in the business house of J. L. CLEERE this morning at 1 o'clock, and when discovered had almost destroyed this building. The house of D. BRIZZOLARA, across the street, which was occupied by THOMPSON BROS., general merchandise, was ignited, and this was also burned to the ground.
Thompson Bros. had a stock of $15,000, with insurance of $4,500. Brizzolara had no insurance on the house; loss about $700. Cleere had a stock which amounted to $6,000, with insurance of $3,000. His property loss was $1,600. This is the third big fire that Madisonville has had since Feb. 6, this year.

Galveston Daily News Texas 1912-06-11