Loss to Edward Spear Home Estimated at $1,000
MORENCI, May 12—Damage estimated at $1,000 was done by fire about 1:30 o’clock this afternoon to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Spear on East Main Street. When discovered the fire was burning briskly in the attic. The fire department was called and when chemicals failed to stop the fire streams of water were turned on. The entire roof of the house was burned off and there was considerable damage from water used.
Mr. and Mrs. Spear have both been ill. They have been taken to the home of a daughter Mrs. Ray Lyons of Morenci.
The loss is covered by insurance.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, May 12, 1939.