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#TBT from the NFPA archives: fire destroys Des Moines hardware store, fire wall saves coffee house next door

Blog Post created by maryelizabethwoodruff Employee on Sep 8, 2016

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From the NFPA Quarterly v. 11, no. 3, 1918

 

The photo above shows the damage to the Brown-Camp Hardware Store in Des Moines.  The Tone Brothers wholesale coffee house and spice mill located adjacent to the hardware store remained largely  intact with some damage to the party wall and some water damage in the basement.

 

 

 

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