Store Fire - One
lantern, one small boy, and a gasoline tank at the A H. Coax general
store at Plato resulted in an explosion last Saturday evening about
half past seven, and a blaze that damaged the building to the amount of
one hundred dollars or more.
- Wednesday Morning Fire Alarm - An alarm of fire called the dept. to
the John D. Rerick residence on West Lafayette st., Wed. morning about
half past seven, where a burning furnace chimney looked menacing for a
few minutes. Fortunately no material damage was done.
Source: "The LaGrange Standard," LaGrange, Indiana, April 11, 1919