Fire breaks out during Johnstown Flood of 1889

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Fire breaks out during Johnstown Flood of 1889 - OVEK A IIUKDHED BUltXED. FIre Reasta People at...
OVEK A IIUKDHED BUltXED. FIre Reasta People at the Brldca at Johnstown. The most awful culmination of the awful night was the roasting of a hundred or ' mere people in mid-flood. The ruin of houses, old buildings and ether structures swept against the new railroad brldge at Johnstown, and from an overturned steve or nema such cause, 'the upper part of the wreckage caught fire. There were crowds of men, women and children en the wreck, and tlieir screams were seen added te the awful chorus of horror. They were literally roasted en the" flood. Soen after the fire burned itself out ethers were thrown against the mass. There were some 50 pcople in sight when the ruins suddenly parted, broke up and was swept under the bridge Inte pitchy darkness. The latest from Johnstown is that

Clipped from Lancaster Daily Intelligencer01 Jun 1889, SatPage 1

Lancaster Daily Intelligencer (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)01 Jun 1889, SatPage 1
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