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Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, April 21, 1913

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Loss estimated at $15,000 when store, depot, warehouse and number of dwellings are destroyed

A disastrous fire which started in the general store of the Pacific Coast Coal Company at Franklin, at the terminus of the Columbia & Puget Sound railway, destroyed the store and contents and swept away the railway station, the store’s warehouse and five dwellings occupied by miners’ families at 11 o’clock last night. The loss is $15,000. (more…)

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