Clinch Valley News, Jeffersonville, VA

January 16, 1903

Fire At Sword's Creek.

Swords Creek, Va., January 12. The resident of Elbert Jessee, at Cleveland, Va., was destroyed by fire Saturday. It caught from a defective flue on the second floor, and the fire gained such headway before it was discovered that it was impossible to save the building. The loss was $1,000; no insurance.