Bloomsburg, PA Normal School Fire, Feb 1904

Fire at Bloomsburg Normal School.

Bloomsburg, Pa., Feb 5.-Fire broke out in the conservatory of music building at the Bloomsburg State Normal School, and the three lower floors were gutted. Several young ladies who were in the music room in the third floor owe their lives to Miss JULIA STEVENSON, a teacher, who made her way to the floor and guided the girls to safety through the smoke. The top floor was used by the servants as a dormitory and all their possessions were destroyed. The loss is $35,000. The origin of the fire is not known.

The News, Frederick, MD 5 Feb 1904