Newark, NJ Fatal House Fire, Jan 1909
JUMPS TO DEATH AT FIRE
One Woman Killed and Another Fatally Hurt at Newark.
Newark, N. J., Jan 29.---One woman was killed and one is dying as a result of a fire which destroyed the home of Richard H. Rankin. Two children were rescued from the flames.
Sarah Burns, a governess, with her sister, Nellie Burns, leaped from the third floor, and the governess was instantly killed. Nellie's arms and legs were broken.
Adams County News, Gettysburg, PA, 30 Jan 1909