This week in Canton history... Posted in: Lifestyle Van Zandt County Genealogical Society — Courthouse Annex P.O. Box 1388, Canton, Texas 75103 • 903-567-5012 Battalion chief L. T. Fletcher said the fire was the costliest “in loss of lives” in Dallas records. It had been twelve years since a fireman was killed in a fire. “There may have been bigger financial ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!