Erie, PA House Fire, Oct 1937

Six Trapped in Home Fire

Mother, Her Three Sons, Daughter and Farm Hand Perish in Pennsylvania.

ERIE, Pa., Oct. 19--(UP)--Six persons were burned to death early today when fire ravaged a two-story farm house near Waterford, Pa., 12 miles southwest of here.

Coroner W. G. Stroble and state motor police recovered the charred bodies from the ruins.

The victims, burned beyond recognition, were Mrs. Helen Molash, 50, her three sons, Abraham, 24, Peter, 21, and John, 19, and a daughter, Olga, 17, and the hired man, Harry Orchoff, 51.

Logansport Pharos Tribune, Logansport, IN 19 Oct 1937