Chicago, IL Knickerbocker Shirt Co Fire, Dec 1897
The Fire Saturday Night.
Chicago, Dec. 25.----Three firemen were injured, one fatally and two seriously, and $125,000 of damage was done by a fire which broke out his morning in the six-story building, Fiftieth avenue and Monroe street, occupied by the Knickerbocker Shirt company, and a number of other concerns. The injured:
CAPT. DENNIS McSWEENEY, fell from sixth story when roof collapsed; injuries fatal.
John Kenney, truckman, badly cut with glass.
James McCambridge, pipeman; arm broken
F. A. Foster & Co., dry goods, sustained the heaviest single loss, $20,000.
The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA 26 Dec 1897