Lawrence, MA House Fire, Feb 1930
MOTHER AND SON BARELY ESCAPE
Lawrence, Mass., Feb. 11.--Fire, which started under the cellar stairs, apparently from a match carelessly thrown away, badly damaged the cottage house of Philip Ricci, at 30 Huse street yesterday forenoon.
Mrs. Vincenza Ricci, who occupied the house with her seven children, was on the second floor making beds when the fire broke out. A 15 year old by, Albert was asleep. He and his mother were barely able to get down the stairs and out the building.
Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 11 Feb 1930