Hartford, CT Automobile Explosion, Jun 1904
AUTO BLEW UP; FOUR HURT.
Hartford Fire Department Called on to Put Out Flames.
HARTFORD, Conn., June 5.----Four men in an automobile were burned to-day, one seriously, as the result of the blowing out of the cylinder-head on the machine. F. A. Sedgwick, one of the number, was badly burned about the neck and face, and his injuries may prove fatal.
Soon after the accident the whole machine was in flames, and it was necessary to call out the chemical engine of the fire department to put out the flames.
The New York Times, New York, NY 6 Jun 1904