Chicago, IL Baker Bros. Building Fire, Jun 1893

Chicago, June 24. -- As a result of a fire due to a dust explosion Friday afternoon in the Baker Bros. building, No. 155 West Polk street, four employes were more or less seriously injured and $20,000 damage done. One of the injured men, Rudolph Block, is at the county hospital. It is thought that he will recover. Another employe, William Fuhrwerk, could not be found and was supposed to have been burned to death.

Daily Citizen, Iowa City, Iowa, 24 June 1893