Meriden, CT Town Hall Destroyed, Feb 1904

City Hall Ruins Meriden Town Hall before the fire

BAD FIRE IN CONNECTICUT.

TOWN HALL OF MERIDEN DESTROYED AND SIX FIREMEN HURT.

Meriden, Conn., Feb. 15. -- For eight hours Sunday firemen fought a fire which finally caused the complete destruction of the town hall and injuries to six men of the fire department. The loss is about $130,000, of which amount about $125,000 falls upon the town.
The fire caught, it is believed, from crossed electric wires. None of the firemen were seriously injured.

Daily Telegram Eau Claire Wisconsin 1904-02-15