East New Market


Baltimore Sun

18 January 1915 - Store and Dwelling Burned

East New Market Suffers $3,000 Loss From Fire.  Federalsburg, Md., Jan. 17. - East New Market was visited by another fire this morning, the second within a few weeks, when the storehouse of Webster & Reed, together with its contents, and the residence in the rear occupied by Harry Webster and family were destroyed.

The general merchandise store of Mrs. Mary K. Willey and the dwelling of William Clifton also caught, but the flames were extinguished before much damage was done.  Webster & Reed's loss will reach $3,000, with $1,500 insurance.

The fire started in the grocery room of Webster & Reed.  East New Market citizens sent a call to Secretary for assistance.  The town recently suffered a $15,000 conflagration.