Loses His Home
Nashville Globe – February 15, 1907
Fire is very destructive when it breaks out in a tender place. The house owned and occupied by Brison Venson, at 158 Lafayette street, was considerably damaged by fire Thursday morning about 3 o’clock. The fire was well under way when the fire company arrived. The fire is said to have been caused by a defective flue. The loss has been estimated at $1,000, fully covered by insurance.