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York, PA Gas Company Explosion, Dec 1900

Gas Company's Employes[sic] Burned

Special to The Inquirer.

YORK, Pa., Dec. 14.---A leakage of naphtha from a pump caused its gas to come in contact with gas jets in the engine room at the York Gas Company's words[sic] this morning and and an explosion occurred. John Spangler and Adam Bruggeman, employes[sic] rushed toward the flame to subdue it. Both were badly burned.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 15 Dec 1900

article | by Dr. Radut