Walla Walla, WA Hunt Manufacturing Co Fire, Sept 1898

LOSSES BY FIRE.

WALLA WALLA, Washington, Sept. 10---Nearly $60,000 worth of property was destroyed by fire here to-day. The fire started in the engine room of the Hunt Manufacturing Company and swept through the long frame building with such rapidity that the employes[sic] had scarcely time to escape. About 100 men are thrown out of employment.

The New York Times, New York, NY 11 Sept 1898