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Oxford Hotel fire, Skowhegan, 1908

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Oxford Hotel fire, Skowhegan, 1908
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A fire that began on December 31 in the heating apparatus of the Oxford Hotel on Water Street in Skowhegan burned several business blocks in the town. The hotel was deemed a total loss.

The hotel was in the Gould Block, a three-story building. The fire spread rapidly to adjoining buildings.

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