~ Duane F. McGinn

One person is dead after a structure fire July 20 at the McGinn residence at 1216 South Spring Lake Road east of Halstead. At about 10:09 a.m. a 911 call was made that there was a fire at the location. “We came out on a structure fire with a possible entrapment,” said...

Burrton Produce Company

Considerable damage resulted from a fire that broke out at the Burrton Produce Co. building at Burrton.  The flames were thought to have had their origin from a defective flue.  The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kansas.  February 24, 1923.  Page...

~ Eva Erb

Burns Fatal To Girl.  Eva, the ten-year-old daughter of T.M. Erb, died from the effects of burns received in a gasoline explosion, which occurred at her home north of Newton.  The father is in a critical condition from burns received in an effort to save his...

Fire On East Eighth

About eight o’clock this morning the fire department was called to the home of Mrs. Liddie Travis at 424 East Eighth street and found her house in flames.  The water was unsatisfactory at first and the kitchen of the small one story building was destroyed and...

Grass Fire Nears Burrton

Near Burrton, Harvey County, a few days ago, a fire got away from parties who were burning guards, and took everything before it, burning houses, barns, hay, and in fact everything, and carried by the gale of wind that was blowing at the time, made rapid progress...

~ Isaac Knight

A Horrible Affair.  Just before we go to press, through C. A. Van Ness, we learn of the details of a sickening disaster that occurred Sunday (March 30) in Lincoln township (Sedgwick County)  whereby two men lost their lives and a woman was badly burned.  Mr. Ed...