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In Warren, Illinois, a early morning fire burns out nine buildings in the commercial district of the town

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07/13/1865
An early morning fire, starting at around two a.m., destroyed a number of frame buildings in the central business area of Warren, Illinois.  Stores and merchants premises were completely burned out with the damage estimated as high as $20,000.  No injuries were reported.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"From Warren, Ill.: Disastrous Fire--Nine Buildings Destroyed," Chicago Tribune, July 14, 1865, p.1. 

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