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Waukesha, WI Hotel Fire, May 1912

During the Fire. Rest Haven circa 1906

COLLEGE STUDENTS AID IN FIGHTING $25,000 HOTEL FIRE.

Waukesha, Wis., May 7. -- A fire which broke out in the attic of Rest Haven hotel, a $500,000 property today was quenched by the local fire department aided by a large number of students of Carroll college after damage to the extent of $25,000 had been wrought. The flames were confined to the north wing of the building. It was at first thought the structure would be burned to the ground and assistance was asked from the Milwaukee department. The loss is fully covered by insurance.

Racine Journal - News Wisconsin 1912-05-07

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