EH Fisher Plantation fire

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EH Fisher Plantation fire - in Destroys Barn On E. H. Fisher's Plantation...
in Destroys Barn On E. H. Fisher's Plantation Fire at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon destroyed the barn and gear house on the E. H. Fisher plantation, seven miles southeast of Greenville, and' threatened three other nearby plantation structures until brought under control by a ompany of Greenville firemen. The flames destroyed 100 tons f hay stored in the barn, a 4-row lanter and cultivator and darn- ge will run into several thou- ands of doHars. The loss is partly overed by insurance. The blaze is believed to have tarted from spontaneous combus- lon and spread rapidly over the barn, spreading to the adjoining gear house. Plantation workers vith a line of hose battled the lames until city firemen arrived. Company No. 4 of the Greenville Fire Department who an- wered the appeal for aid succeeded in saving live adjoining wagon hed, blacksmith shop and truck bed. The destroyed barn of cypress, netal roof and concrete base construction was one of the Delta's best. It was erected four years go. Mr. fisher, who was on another of the plantation when e flames brokv out', rushed to e scene and helped in fighting e fire. He informed Fire Chief L. Chipman he was greatly eased with the manner in which controlled ttie flames. 50c

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  1. The Delta Democrat-Times,
  2. 08 Jul 1943, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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  • EH Fisher Plantation fire

    megnewson – 29 Jun 2013