Friday, June 8, 2012

$1,000 damage in Ypsilanti Blaze This story was published by The Ypsilanti Daily Press on Thursday, June 9, 1932. Damage estimated at possibly $1,000 resulted Wednesday afternoon at 5 o’clock when fire destroyed a portion of the residence at 102 E. Michigan Ave., which is owned by Mrs. Genevieve Perrine, S. Huron St. The blaze, which is believed to have resulted from children playing in the house, which is vacant, burned a large portion of the rear of the dwelling and the roof. There were no furnishings in the house. Ypsilanti fire department played two water lines in the blaze to bring it under control and traffic on E. Michigan Ave., was halted temporarily. The loss is covered by insurance.

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