From the Richmond Enquirer, 3/6/1862, p. 3, c. 5

FIRE. – A fire broke out about half past 8 o'clock last night, in the stable of Dr. Gibson, attached to his dwelling, in William C. Allen's row of buildings, Franklin street, between 6th and 7th streets., which destroyed its roof, and would probably have communicated to the dwelling itself, but for the timely arrival and vigorous efforts of the fire department. The horses of Dr. Gibson were all saved, but a large quantity of grain and fodder stored away in the stable were destroyed. The fire is attributed to incendiarism.

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