Gloversville, NY Explosion and Fire, Jan 1910

TERRIFIC EXPLOSION FOLLOWED BY FIRE

GLOVERSVILLE, Jan. 16---Ten lives were imperilled[sic] in a fire that destroyed a business block and living apartments in this city early to-night.

The flames followed a terrific explosion in the cellar of the building which blew out the doors and windows and caused a panic among the families residing in the structure. All were rescued, on invalid woman being carried to a place of safety though the flames.

The cause of the explosion has not been determined. The loss is estimated at $15,000 to $18,000.

The Post Standard, Syracuse, NY 17 Jan 1910