San Francisco Has Fatal Hotel Fire

San Francisco Has Fatal Hotel Fire

Santa Rosa, Cal., Has Worst Fire Since 1906 Fire, which started in an electrical shop at Santa Rosa, Cal., forced one hundred persons to flee in their night clothes and completely destroyed the new Santa Rosa Hotel. It also destroyed a large department store and four other shops. This business district fire was the worst in the history of the city since 1906. The damage was estimated at $750,000.

Seven persons died and eighteen were injured in a fire that swept through a four-story frame hotel in the South-of-Market Street rooming house district of San Francisco.

A sixty-year-old woman was killed when she jumped from a window as firemen were about to rescue her.

Firemen extinguished the blaze in two hours. It is believed to have been started by an incendiary.

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