Kearny, NJ Restaurant Fire, Apr 1956

WOMAN DIES, 100 FLEE FIRE.

Kearny, N.J., April 28 (AP) -- One woman died and more than 100 wedding reception guests were forced to flee today when a $250,000 fire swept through O'Hara's restaurant and bar on the Passaic River bank.
MISS MARY FOX, 52, of Bloomfield, a restaurant worker, was trapped by flames inside a huge freezer. Authorities said if she could have closed the partly opened door she might have survived.

The Post Standard Syracuse New York 1956-04-29

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