1948 March 6 Guy Hassler family fire

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1948 March 6 Guy Hassler family fire - f!8- 15-1*; W and in grade of low- oats...
f!8- 15-1*; W and in grade of low- oats unchanged was and five Medium Good to Eggs: yesterday Whole- extra continued. with 49Vj- ' ' FOUR FLEE WHEN STOVE EXPLODES Burned out of their Chambersburg home lata Tuesday afternoon, when an oil stove exploded in the kitchen, Mrs. Guy Hassler, Jr., and her three sons, aged 4, 3 and l l /z years, left Thursday for Uniontown where they will reside temporarily with her parents. Mr. Hassler planned to return to Baltimore \vhere he ia .employed in the undertaking business. . Mrs. Hassler and the three children escaped injury when the cooking stove exploded while all of them were in the kitchen. H. E. Brown, tenant of a second-floor apartment of the building owned by Guy Hassler Sr., who had Just alightedi from an automobile in front of the house, assisted the mother in removing the children from the home. A neighbor called Good Will firemen, who' extinguished the blaze. The fire badly damaged the kitchen and an adjoining bedroom of the Hasslers' fii-st floor apartment and destroyed furnishings and clothing of the family. Smoke damage resulted to the" other two apartments in the building. The building is insured against fire, but there \vas no insurance coverage on the family's effects. PEA, TOMATO GROWERS

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  1. The Daily News,
  2. 06 Mar 1948, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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  • 1948 March 6 Guy Hassler family fire

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