Driver Overcome by Fumes of Dynamite 7/17/1941
Driver Overcome by Fumes of Dynamite (By Associated Press) SANTA CRUZ, Cal., July 16. Ma rion Steele, assistant truck driver at the Felton forestry station, was overcome by fumes from smoulder ing sticks of dynamite he found while fighting a fire. Steele and other fire fighters were battling a blaze at the old Kober vineyard at Ben Lomond. Steele saw several sticks of dynamite smoldering at the base of an old vine stump. Quickly he gathered them up and raced to a nearby stream and plunged them into th water before the gases overcame lilm. Fellow-workmen Fellow-workmen Fellow-workmen brought Steele to a hospital here where he was treated for poisoning. His condition today was good.