1869 - FIRE AT WILMINGTON, N.C., AND SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Feb. 1.
A livery-stable owned by R. H. Grant, and occupied by Southerland & Steagall, was burned tonight. In tearing down a shed the following persons were injured:
JOHN RANKIN, left leg and several ribs broken. GEO. S. CAPES, leg broken and internal injuries. C. HUSSELL, thigh broken. SOL HOAS, arm broken. EDWARD STORY, slightly injured. Col. JOHN G. HEDRICK, slightly injured. ARCHIBALD McCALLUM, internal injuries.
All of the injured parties are well known citizens and members of the Hook and Ladder Company, except McCALLUM. It is hoped that none are fatally injured.
The fire is still progressing.
The New York Times
New York, New York
February 2, 1869