News Herald 5/11/1943
CONNEAUT LAKE OFFICE SUFFERS LOSS IN FIRE CONNEAUT LAKE, May 11. Con-jieaut Lake's third fire in two weeks caused STiOO damage to the two-story ipark office located near the sprawl-jang Hotel Conneaut, wtiich was dam-j aged to an extent of $100,000 in two ;l:res only recently. Observers said that, the Are started is lightning struck wires leading into the second floor of the office, which serves as living quarters for the assistant park manager, William i'J'arr, and his wife. The flames destroyed a radio and licked at furni-iture and the walls. Smoke and waiter damaged park records, kept down-. flairs. Conneaut Lake Borough firemen .fought the blaze under control.