Cisco, TX Fire Destroys Block of Businesses, Mar 1911


Half Block of Business Houses Destroyed Monday Night.

CISCO, Texas, March 21.---Half a block of frame business buildings was destroyed by fire here last night.  Total loss about $6,000.  The heaviest loser was W. T. Caldwell, druggist, who estimates his fire damage at $3,000, with $2,500 insurance.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX 21 Mar 1911



Early Morning Fire Results in Loss of Several Frame Business Buildings---Total Loss $4,400.

Special To The News.

Cisco, Tex., March 21.---Fire early this morning resulted in the destruction of several frame buildings in the business section.  It originated in a restaurant and spread to the north and south. The fire department was able to confine the flames to the block where they started.  The principal losers were W. C. Bedford, two buildings; Joe Diltz, restaurant stock; W. P. Slater, restaurant stock; W. T. Caldwell, drug store; J. Spears and E. M. Paschal, barber shop; Evans' shoe shop;  Sparks' confectionery stand; A. F. Casey, photograph gallery; J. Strickland, building.  Two plate glass windows across the street where broken by the heat.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 Mar 1911