Galesburg, IL High School Fire, Apr 1904
FIRE AT GALESBURG.
HIGH SCHOOL BURNS AND FIREMAN IS KILLED BY FALLING WALLS.
Galesburg, Ills., April 11. -- Fire, which broke out early Sunday evening in the basement of the Galesburg high school resulted in the total destruction of the building. JOHN SLATER, a fireman, was instantly killed by falling walls.
The loss is estimated at $100,000, fully covered by insurance.
The Daily Review Dacatur Illinois 1904-04-11