Topeka, KS Bungalow Explosion, Dec 1925
TWO KILLED, SIX HURT IN EXPLOSION.
Topeka, Kan., Dec. 26. -- (UP) -- When a five-room bungalow was hurled into the air and scattered into bits by a gas explosion here Christmas day, two persons were killed and six injured.
MR. and MRS. WILLIAM SHAFFER, who had gone with a friend, CHARLES FLORA, to inspect the latter's new bungalow, were killed. FLORA was seriously injured. Others in the party were less seriously hurt.
Cause of the blast in unknown. Witnesses said the house shot into the air and exploded like a bomb.
San Mateo Times California 1925-12-26