Barre, VT House Fire, Jul 1902
House of Barre's ex-Mayor Burned.
BARRE, Vt., July 12.---A loss of $15,000 resulted from a fire which destroyed the residence of ex-Mayor Hersey, with several farm buildings, last night. The fire was started by a child, who was using kerosene to light a fire. Mr. Hersey carried an insurance amounting to $5,000.
The New York Times, New York, NY 13 Jul 1902