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1915 - JERSEY HOTEL BURNED. PROPRIETOR AND WIFE HURT IN ESCAPING FROM FRANKLIN HOUSE.
Franklin, N. J., Jan. 16. - The Franklin House was destroyed by fire early today. The loss is estimated at $25,000. The fire is thought to have started from defective electric insulation. HARRY HARRISON, the proprietor, his family, and servants, all escaped. There were about a dozen persons in the hotel when the alarm was given.
MRS. HARRISON sustained a sprained ankle. Her husband was burned severely while rescuing some of his belongings.
ROBERT COLLINS, a fireman, was caught under a falling wall and injured seriously.
The New York Times
New York, New York
January 17, 1915
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