Marinette, WI Lumber Company Fire, Aug 1908

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MARINETTE HAS RAGING FIRE.

FLAMES ATTACK SAWYER-GOODMAN LUMBER COMPANY ENTAILING LOSS $175,000.

(By Associated Press.)
Marinette, Wis., Aug. 1. -- The largest lumber fire in the history of Menominee river, is raging tonight on the south wharf, of the Sawyer-Goodman Company. The total damage will be about $175,000, covered by insurance. More than 10,000,000 feet of lumber will be consumed before the fire burns out. About ten acres of the lumber yard has been burned over.

Eau Claire Leader Wisconsin 1908-08-02