Martin M Doepke Fire

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FIRE PARTIALLY DESTROYS PACIFIC - AVENUE RESIDENCE The old residence of Sol Oet at 1711 Pacific avenue was partially destroyed by fire at midnight last night The place was occupied by Caretaker Martin M Doepke and wife and two children emplojed by Francesco Duena a Central America planter who holds a lease on the place At 11 80 o clock the family was akawened by the crackling of flames and discovered the entire rof ablaze Two alarms Were turned In and the firemen arrived In tima to save the place from being gutted - The entire roof was burned oft and practically all me lurnisnmgs in tne rouse were de stroyed by fire and water The dam age Is estimated at about I300O De fectlve wiring 1s believed to be the cause of the fire owing lo the fact that Doepke complains that the lights have been Irregular and trouble has been experienced with the electricity In the house i DECLARES HALF COAL

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 30 Dec 1911, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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