Leadership

Serious Fire in Pittsburgh

Issue 6 and Volume 61.

Serious Fire in Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa., was visited on January 27 by a serious fire on Fifth avenue, in the downtown business section, causing an estimated loss of $2,000,000. The following establishments were affected: Frank & Seder department store, a four-story brick building, destroyed, with a loss of $1,000,000; J. G. McCrory five and ten cent store, destroyed, with a loss of $125,000; Hilton Company clothing store, destroyed, with $50,000 loss; Grand Opera House building, including opera house and restaurant, partially destroyed, with $300,000 loss; a shoe store, destroyed, with $50,000 loss; a jewelry store, destroyed, with a loss of $20,000; a restaurant, loss $25,000; dental parlors, destroyed, loss $25,000; a moving picture theatre, damaged by smoke and water; vacant building, damaged by water; a five and ten cent store, damaged by water. Other stores were damaged by smoke and water. The fire, according to reports, started from an unknown…

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