Leadership

LOADED FIREWORKS TRUCK EXPLODES; STORED IN BUILDING WITHOUT PERMIT

Issue 4 and Volume 78.

LOADED FIREWORKS TRUCK EXPLODES; STORED IN BUILDING WITHOUT PERMIT Two Men Killed and Many Injured at McKees Rocks, Pa., in Serious Accident Another Fireworks Explosion Burnings of Week WHAT might have been a much more serious catastrophy had the fire communicated to the three floors of the building heavily stocked with fireworks took place when a truck load of fireworks exploded from unknown cause at a loading platform of the four story brick warehouse of the Chartiers Storage Company, 727 Thompson Avenue, on the afternoon of June 1 about 4:00 p. m., in the Borough of McKees Rocks, Pa., which adjoins the western boundary line of Pittsburgh, Pa. As it was the terrific concussion rocked buildings and shattered windows within a radius of two blocks, two men were killed, more than a score of persons were injured and damage estimated at $20,000 was done. Both of the men at the…

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