Cincinnati, OH Factory Explosion, Dec 1889

THREE MEN FATALLY BURNED.

DISASTROUS EXPLOSION IN A CINCINNATI SHOW CASE MANUFACTORY.

Cincinnati, Dec. 30. -- An explosion occurred in the storeroom of Schmitt & Co., manufacturers of show cases at 55 and 57 Main Street, at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon. The report of the explosion was heard for several blocks. The skylights running from the first to the fourth floors were demolished.
The following persons were probably fatally injured:
Engineer WILLIAM FILETT.
Engineer ED BOYLE, of Charles Moser & Co.
Packer ED LUTZ.
The victims were horribly burned and badly lacerated.
What caused the explosion is not known.

Logansport Reporter Indiana 1889-12-30