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What You'll Find Here.  Newspaper articles about Train Wrecks, Fires, Floods, Shipwrecks, Plane Crashes, Accidents and other disasters.  Most of these articles list the dead and injured or missing. Use the Search Box to search for your ancestors or Browse the articles by type of disaster, state or year.

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Haverhill, MA City Fire, Feb 1882

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DESTRUCTION BY FIRE.  read more »

Boston, MA Hotel Vendome Fire Kills Nine Firemen, June 1972

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FIVE FIREMEN KILLED, FOUR FEARED DEAD IN HUB FIRE.

By Ralph Jacobs
Sun Staff  read more »

Monaca, PA Gas Explosion, Jan 1970

GAS EXPLOSION INJURES TWO WORKERS.  read more »

Houma, LA Gas Explosion, Jan 1970

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THREE MEN KILLED IN GAS EXPLOSION.  read more »



by Dr. Radut