Commercial House at Walla Walla Burned

Issue 19 and Volume 53.

Commercial House at Walla Walla Burned A fire which broke out recently in the Denny building at Walla Walla, Wash., caused a loss of $100,000-$20,000 on the building and $80,000 on the contents, which were dry goods, clothing and house furnishings. The building, which was of brick and mill construction, was four stories high and eight years old. partitioned with wood and equipped with fire escapes. It stood in the heart of the city on a street 100 feet wide, in which was an eight-inch water main. The fire as reported by Chief William Metz was of unknown origin. At 11.30 p. m. a citizen saw the rear second in flames and at once gave an alarm. When the apparatus arrived the flames were breaking out of all the windows on the second floor. To light this blaze one motor combination chemical and hose wagon, one horse-drawn wagon, one horse-drawn…

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