Oshkosh, WI Factory Fire Oct 1917
OSHKOSH FACTORY FIRE LOSS $50,000
Oshkosh, Wis., Oct 16.-- A four-story warehouse and office building of the Schmit Brothers Trunk company and a residence belonging to E. J. Robinson, adjoining, were destroyed by fire early this morning. The loss is estimated at $50,000. The main factory buildings were saved and manufacture will not be hampered. A new structure will be erected.
The falling of a wall knocked down Fire Chief E. A. Brauer and Fireman Rudolph Wiener and Henry Pfell and they were slightly burned.
Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, ND 17 Oct 1917