Hillsboro, TX Fire Dec 1893
Block at Hillsboro, Tex. Burns
HILLSBORO, Tex., Dec 30.-- Fire that started in Rosenbaum's dry goods store [burned] the entire block on the east side of the public square, in which were [housed] many of the largest mercantile [stores]. The loss is $275,000, about one-half covered by insurance.
The Iowa Citizen, Iowa City, IA 5 Jan 1894