Robinson, IL Crude Oil Explosion, Nov 1934

Three Burned When Crude Oil Explodes

ROBINSON, Ill., Nov. 29.--(AP)--Three persons were burned to death when crude oil being used by Edward Baker, 56, to start a fire, exploded.

Baker's mother, Mrs. Marintha Baker, 86, and daughter, Barbara, 17, burned to death yesterday in the blazing house. Baker died later of burns in a hospital.

Ogden Standard Examiner, Ogden, UT 29 Nov 1934