WORK OF THE FLAMES.
An Arkansas Town Nearly Destroyed by Fire
Reported by Paragould, Ark.,
April 12 , 1895
Transcribed by : Tina Easley
The town of Nettleton, twenty miles south, of here, at
the crossing of Iron Mountain and Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis railroads,
was almost, completely destroyed by fire at an early hour yesterday morning. It
originated in a small frame hotel and burned three business houses, another hotel
and the railroad station. A number of people sleeping in the hotel at which the
fire originated barely escaped with, their lives.
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