Washington, DE Explosion, Jun 1928

Blast Wrecks Building, Three Boys Are Killed

Washington, Del., June 20 (AP). – Three boys were killed in an explosion that wrecked a brick dwelling and store here Wednesday. They were HERMAN FIELDSTONE, 15; JONE FORREST, 12, and EMERSON MCMAHON, 16.

Mrs. Jennie Fieldstone, mother of one of the dead boys, was injured. She occupied the house in which she conducted a confectionery store. She told police that fireworks were being stored in the building at the time of the explosion.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 21 Jun 1928