Dayton, OH Natural Gas Explosion, Nov 1889

HOUSE EXPLODES DUE TO NATURAL GAS.

Dayton, Ohio. -- The two-story brick dwelling of SCOTT HAWTHORNE, at Dayton, O., was blown to atoms by an explosion of natural gas at one o'clock on the morning of the 26th.
Two children were killed, and HAWTHORNE, his wife and father were terribly and probably fatally burned.

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