Comanche, OK Cotton Yard Fire, Sept 1909
Comanche Cotton Fire.
Special to The News.
Comanche, Ok., Sept. 26.--Fire was discovered in the center of the cotton yard here at 4 o'clock this morning by the railroad watchman and five bales of cotton were destroyed and as many more damaged more or less before the blaze was extinguished. The loss will fall on local buyers, who have no insurance. Origin of fire supposed to be from sparks from a passing engine.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 27 Sept 1909