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The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 12, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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screws, frames, &c., on which they had an insurance of $25,000. About $50,000 will probably cover the whole loss of property owned by Mrs. Fuqus, Mrs. Allen, William Gray and others, on which we have heard of no insurance. On account of the low state of water in the river, and the limited supply which could be pumped into the Manchester reservoir, no assistance could be rendered by the fire engines. The Richmond fire companies, as soon as the alarm was given, buried to the foot of Mayo's bridge, where they awaited the return of Chief-Engineer Barnes, who went over to ascertain to what extent the department there could be assisted. In a short time Mr. Barnes came back and ordered company B. and the Hook and Ladder company to hasten to the scene, but the stream which the reservoir afforded was so feeble that it soon became manifest that the fire was not to be extinguished with water. This fire, which was without doubt the work of an incendiary, lit up the whole heavens