Frederick, CO Shack Fire, Jan 1930

SEVEN PERSONS ARE BURNED TO DEATH

Mother and Five Children Perish in Two-Room Shack--Miner Loses His Life in Rescue Attempt.

Frederick, Col., Jan. 28.--Seven persons were burned to death in a fire today in a two-room shack near Slope Line mine.

Mrs. Paul Martinez, her 5 children, ranging in ages from 13 months to 15 years, and a miner named Newlon lost their lives.

Newlon discovered the fire, broke into the shack through a window and was burned to death trying to rescue the family.

The Landmark, Statesville, NC 30 Jan 1930