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Reflections: Battle threatened by fire in 1903

 


Reprint of this story from the July 11, 1903 issue of The Grand Encampment Herald brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community.

Town of Battle Lake Narrowly Escaped Being Wiped Off the Earth

The town of Battle Lake, Wyo., was threatened with total annihilation by fire on Sunday last, when after a fierce fight against great odds the few people in that little city held the demons down to two small dwellings, saving a score of buildings which seemed doomed to destruction.

The fire started about 9:30 o’clock in the log house...



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