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Fire in Plymouth, Massachusetts badly injures two firefighters

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04/07/1861
The business district of Plymouth, Massachusetts suffered a destructive Sunday morning fire that destroyed a grocery and a shoe manufacturers.  Two Plymouth firemen were badly injured in fighting the fire but no deaths were reported.  Early press estimates of the damage were around $12,000.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Fire at Plymouth,"  New York Times, April 8, 1861.

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