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 - SERIES0F FIRES1N JAMESTOWN Fireman Killed,...
SERIES0F FIRES1N JAMESTOWN Fireman Killed, Three Injured, and Five Buildings Destroyed. Loss, $800,000. Jamestown, X. Y., Jlarch M Beginning Saturday night aud ending this morning, morning, Jamestown was visited by a series of the most costly fires It ever has had, resulting in a total loss of $8UO,0U0, the death of one man and tho serious Injury Injury of threo others. John Hanson, captain of tiro police, was crushed by a fulling wall ami Alfred Shonsmith. skull fractured, will die. George King and John Ohert were hurt. The Gokey factory building, the Gorkey business block, the New Sherman House, the Erie Hull block and the J. v. Briggs block were destroyed. Other property adjoining was more or less seriously damaged. The origlual fire broke out Saturday night in the fiokey factory bulldln and the flames were believed to have been completely extinguished. At 2 o'clock this morning they broke out afresh and communicated with the Gokey business block, the largest office and business block in the city. Tho flames spread rapidly and Buffalo was appealed to for aid, but within an hour tho flames had consumed the Gokey buildings, the Sherman Sherman House and had exhausted themselves In the Hall and Brlggp blocks. The (ire also communicated with the Wellman block on Cherry street, to the Sharp block and Prendcrgast block on Main street, but was extinguished without without seriottB damage to these. While there was ample time for the guests of the Sherman House to leave the building, there was no time for saving any property. The burned district Includes o large section of two souares in the center of tlio city. . -

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 14 Mar 1910, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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