A Fire On Warrenton Rod - Vicksburg Evening Post 29 Dec 1886 pg 4
A t'ire on the Warrenloti Itoad. Hi t ween 2 and o'clock this morning the slore of W. E. Green A Co., with the sdj ling rsaidence of Mis. Wilburn, situated on the Wat rent in Kuad near the KailroHd tuncel, were totally destroyed by fiK. Ai the buildings were far beyond the city liiuiis, and liit'e or no water was accessible, the fire engines did not turn out. The fire when discovered bad made great progrers, and Mr. Green is said to luire made his escape from the flames with great difficulty. Kith buildings were f wood, and burned rapidly. Mrs. Wilburu, wbo is tbe widow 1 a former pilot in tbe Anchor Line, lost heavily ns lirr house was a handstne two story hiiildiHg. fch hftl $1200 in surance on the house, and $400 on the furniture, in the olhce of Ubamberhn & Monte. Meters, (Jreen A: C '. wete inutned with Julius M. K'ein on stock nnd lixiuni for fl250, Hinl may b.ive curried other poli-cit-H. Tlier did a Isrge business with the bauds employed at jCefuge Mills.