Easton, PA Kitchen Range Fire, May 1904

Burned Trying to Save Child

Special to The Inquirer.

EASTON, Pa., May 12.—Little Helen Idell, the 9 year old adopted daughter of Mrs. Martha Davis, was frightfully burned today when her clothing took fire from a kitchen range. Mrs. Davis was also badly burned trying to save her. The child’s injuries may prove fatal.

Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 13 May 1904


Child Dies of Burns

Special to The Inquirer

EASTON, Pa., May 13.—Helen Idell, the little girl who was so terribly burned yesterday by having her clothing ignited by the kitchen range, died today of her injuries.

Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 14 May 1904