Leadership

Boston’s Fiery Thanksgiving Day.

Issue 22 and Volume 1889 6.

Boston’s Fiery Thanksgiving Day. [From Our Own Correspondent.] BOSTON, November 28.—For four hours to day fire raged among the great wholesale dry goods and shoe and leather houses on Kingston, Chauncey and Bedford streets, and when it was at last checked fully twenty of the finest business structures in the city were in ruins, and property valued at about $6,000,000 hid been destroyed, while it is feared that several lives have also been sacrificed. It was blowing and raining heavily when the fire was discovered by a letter carrier at about 8 1/2 A. M., bursting from the top story of Brown, Durell & Co.’s building at Bedford and Kingston streets. An alarm was rung in from Box 52, the same which was pulled for the great fire of 1872, but the flames had got such headway that although the first engine, No. 7, was on the ground in just…

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