Simply Murder


Fifty-two Horses Burned in a Stable at Fort Yates

A disastrous fire occured at Fort Yates Thursday night, in which all the stables of Troop A, 8th Calvary, were totally destroyed. The fire was discovered about 8:30 p.m. and the stable together with all the equipments, forty-six private horses and six calvary horses were destroyed. The loss is estimated at $10,000 and the fire is suspected to have been of incendiary origin.

Bismarck Daily Tribune, 1-25-1896


Posted 01/22/2013