Kerlin & Ryan Elevator Fire, Flora

A spark from a passing engine on the Vandalia road set fire to the roof of the Kerlin & Ryan elevator at Flora on Wednesday morning of last week and a big hole was burned in the roof before the fire was put out by the aid of the chemical fire extinguisher.

Source: Delphi Journal, Thursday, October 4, 1900, page 1
Contributed by: Lena Harper
Added: 8 Mar 2016