Hornell, NY Park Hotel Fire, Apr 1948


Eight Are Hurt as Former Park Hotel, a Landmark, Burns

HORNELL, N.Y., April 17 (AP) -- Four persons perished, eight were injured and a score were helped to safety today when fire destroyed a three-story business and rooming establishment.

New York Times, New York, NY 18 Apr 1948


4th Hornell Fire Victim is Found

HORNELL -- The body of the fourth victim of Hornell's worst fire in recent history was found yesterday in the ruins of the three story business and rooming establishment.

He was Albert Shinebarger, 76.

The other victims of the Saturday morning blaze were Mrs. Cora Haves, about 64, Ira Orr, 84, and Alfred Gordon, 74.

The Post Standard, Syracuse, NY 19 Apr 1948