Fort Worth Horror: The Great South Side Fire of 1909

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Major world cities have endured devastating conflagrations, including Rome, London, and Chicago. Fort Worth joined that tragic company on April 3, 1909, after a fire devastated more than twenty blocks on the south side of the city in three hours. The entire Fort Worth Fire Department were dispatched, and neighboring cities Dallas and Weatherford also... Read more »