Toledo, OH Tornado, Mar 1880


Toledo, O., March 5. -- During the prevalence of a heavy storm of wind and rain, at an early hour this morning, a chimney of the Buckeye Brewery was blown down, falling on and crushing the engine house, in which Policeman JOHN HASSETT and M. T. DOYLE and the night watchman at the brewery had taken refuge. The former were killed and the latter seriously injured. The wind attained a velocity of 72 miles per hour, doing considerable damage.

Decatur Daily Republican Illinois 1880-03-06