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Big fire in Sioux City 98 years ago

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SIOUX CITY (KWWL) -- Fire caused $400,000 in damage in Sioux City during the early morning hours of January 31, 1912.  The Mondamin hotel block was wiped out by the blaze.

According to an article in the Waterloo Evening Courier published that same day, insurance covered just half of the cost.

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