Winfield, TX Fire, Jul 1911

Fire Damage At Winfield

Half a Dozen Buildings Destroyed, with $8,000 Loss.

Mount Pleasant, Tex., July 27 - About $8,000 damage was done at Winfield by fire early today, which destroyed half a dozen business buildings there.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 28 Jul 1911


$12,000 Fire Loss

Several Business Houses Are Burned in Winfield, Near Mount Pleasant. Total Insurance $5,500.

Special To The News.

Mount Pleasant, Tex., July 27 - Winfield, a town eight miles from this city, suffered fire loss amounting to $12,000 this morning. Fire was discovered at 2 o'clock. Total insurance carried on damaged property amounts to $5,500.

The following firms are the heaviest losers:

J. S. HOGUE, general merchandise; loss $3,200, insurance $2,750.

J. M. JAGGERS & SON, general merchandise; loss $3,000, insurance $1,500.

TALIAFERRO & MILLER, groceries, loss $2,500, insurance $1,500.

J. W. DAVENPORT, general merchandise; loss $1,500, no insurance.

All the lodges of the town had their rooms in the Hogue building and sustained a complete loss, with no insurance.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas TX 28 Jul 1911