Although all the structures shown in the photograph were in direct line of the fire, fate played a role as to which structures survived the fire. Image depicts one home destroyed by the fire with its neighbor fully intact after the blaze moved through Walnut Street.
Dwellings - Fires and fire prevention; Fire losses; Walnut Street (Salem, Mass.)
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