News: Medford (Warehouse Fire -
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
----Source: The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI) 01/31/1929
Beer Warehouse At Medford Razed by Thirsty Flame
Medford, Wis. – The beer warehouse of the Val Blatz Brewing Co., here, was destroyed by fire late Tuesday.
The blaze in the old two-story building was started by a defective stove pipe and chimney. The building contained about $3,000 worth of beverages.
The office building and a smaller warehouse, filled with empty cases were saved.
The beer house, built 45 years ago, was constructed of six thicknesses of lumber, with the spaces in between stuffed with sawdust, preventing the fire department from making much headway against the blaze.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.
A site created and
maintained by the Clark County History Buffs