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Comanche, TX Fireplace Accident, Feb 1906

DRESS BLAZES WOMAN BURNS

Mrs. H. A. Garner Victim of Accident at Comanche

Special to The Telegram.

COMANCHE, Texas, Feb. 7.--Mrs. H. A. Garner, aged 65, was very badly burned here Monday morning from the effects of which she died in six hours. Her clothing caught fire while standing in front of an open fireplace and soon the flames enveloped her body.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX 7 Feb 1906



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