Huntingdon, PA House Fire, Feb 1913


Mother and Children Burned to Death In their Home.

HUNTINGDON, Pa., Feb 25- Mrs. HARRY FISHER and her three children perished today in a fire which destroyed their home. The woman had left her children alone in the house while she went on an errand to a grocery store. When she returned she discovered the house in flames.

Rushing in to rescue the children, she was overcome by flames and smoke. When the fire was extinguished her body was found in the kitchen beside those of the three children. It is thought that the youngsters set the place afire while playing near the kitchen range.

The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA 25 Feb 1913

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