Willard, UT Harding and Co Store Fire, Jun 1897

Fire In Willard.

Willard, June 22 --- About 1 o'clock Sunday morning fire broke out in the store of Harding & Co., here, and consumed the structure. It was a two-story brick store, with a complete stock of general merchandise. How the fire started is unknown. It was not discovered until the flames had gained complete control. The building and stock were completely destroyed. The loss is partially covered by insurance. The flames destroyed the telephone and stopped connections for the north for a time, but the line was repaired immediately.

American Eagle Murray Utah 1897-06-26