Fire In Dallas Business Building

Fire In Dallas Business Building

Damage estimated at about $100,000 was caused by a fire that broke out in a building on the southeast corner of Main and Field streets, Dallas, Tex., recently. Smoke was pouring out of windows on several sides of the building when the alarm was sent in, and flames were shooting through a skylight on top of the building when the firemen arrived. Hurst Bros. Company, dealers in clothing, sustained a damage estimated at $50,000. Value of the store and stock was placed at $100,000 before the fire. The damage to the building, owned by R. H. Stewart, was estimated at about $50,000. Most of the fire was confined to the second floor. Part of the roof fell in. The blaze started on the second floor. The cause of the fire is not known. On the second floor of the building were the offices of Frank H. Ingerman, an interior decorator; the workroom and office of S. Koenigsberg, tailor, and a small storageroom of Hurst Bros. Company. Mr. Ingerman valued his property at $1,000. Mrt. Koenigsberg estimated his loss at $500. The tailor shop was separated from the rest of the second floor by a fire wall. The store of A. Goldstein, jeweler, on the ground floor, was damaged to the extent of several hundred dollars by smoke.

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