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Fire In New York

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Parent Issue
Day
8
Month
January
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
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New Yobk, Jan. S. - A flre broke out in the Fifth Avenue Theater shortly after mi&night, and within an hour that famous play-house was practically destroyed and lierrinann's Theater was ndned. No lives are known to have been lost, although there were a dozen or moro narr iw escapes, and at one time it was thouffht that three firemen who were caught upon the roof-top would perish. The loss on the Fifth Avenue Theater was estimated at S100.000 by H. C. Miner and 8:0ü,000 by the (ilsey éstate, to which the property belonged. Miss Fanny Davenport loses 150,000, exclusive of her costumes, and Trof. Herrmann's loss is placed at $50,000. The fire was caused by an explosión in the Fifth Avenue Theater.

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Subjects
Old News
Ann Arbor Register