Cumby, TX Fatal Coal Oil Explosion, Dec 1930

Mother and Child Burned to Death

CUMBY, Texas, Dec. 15. (AP).---Mrs. Floyd Moseley, 26, and her 2-year-old baby, were fatally burned at their home eight miles from here when a can of coal oil exploded.

The burning oil was thrown over the child's body, igniting her clothes and the mother was burned when she attempted to rescue the little girl.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 16 Dec 1930