Our Past

1995: Fire at Eldridge City Shop causes $200,000 damage

Compiled by Erin M. Gentz
Posted 3/25/20

March 29, 1995: A fire at the Eldridge City Shop caused an estimated $200,000 worth of damage. It was determined that the fire started in a gas heater. Smoke from the blaze could reportedly be seen for miles. Firefighters from Eldridge, Long Grove, and Davenport responded.

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