Look for Squirrel Holes and Cause Blaze
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Feb 1913, p. 10

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6 Feb 1913
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Dyer, George T.
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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An alarm of fire was turned in from the residence of George T. Dyer, 1010 Chestnut street, Wilmette, on Monday at 5:45. Quick response and efficient aid from the fire department averted what might have been a disastrous blaze. Some of the members of the family had been up in the garret with a candle looking for squirrel holes, and left the candle on a rafter. The roof soon caught fire and before the blaze was extinguished burned a hole about four feet square. Very little damage from water resulted, and the total loss was slight.

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Look for Squirrel Holes and Cause Blaze