GWR Coach Takes Fire

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GWR Coach Takes Fire - Coach Takes Flre on fhOrrat West-' ern Aoad. I-...
Coach Takes Flre on fhOrrat West-' ern Aoad. I- "' : Egh. Person. Suffocated and Burned to Peath , and Many Other Injured. : ' ;: . TBI TSAIS. . IIoxtial, March 1. A fearful accident occurred At the Great Western Railway Saturday night. '. The Sarnia accommodation train left London at. 6:30 p. an and confuted of empty- tank cars, baggage, and second-class cars and a coach. When wren mile west of London, the coach took fire in the saloon at the forward car.- , 5 - It IS SUPPOSED BY THS F 4X1.1X0 OF A LAMP. " The fire was not discovered until the interior of the Saloon was completely filled with flames, which spread through the coach almost instantly, and passengers were compelled to jump from the rear platform and through the windows. The train waa stopped . as quickly as possible, but before they could oe extricated SIGHT PBBSOXS WKRC. PAtAI.LT SCPPOCATSO AXD StTRKSD. Those identified were Mis Harriet Dunn, of Komoka; Miss Purvis, of Petrolia; Master Bum ham, Petrolia; ilcKeller, acbool-teacher, of Strathroy; Annie Scartlilf, child, of Komoka, an Indian woman, and an infant. THosi sxnorsLT Hrtr are J. B. Howaer, of Simcoe; J. C. Robinson, of Waterford-u W. Gareen, of Strathroy; J. C. Breatifc wick, of London. Those less seriously injured are McKellar, of Labs; J. L. Hay, of Toronto; Martha Donaldson, of Komoka; A. Blessing, of StrathroT; Mrs. Ryan, London; H. Munroe, London; Mrs. Crawford, London; Miss Spiers, London; O. H. Orion, Strathroy; Miss Lawrence, of Petrolia. Such of the injured as were naable to proceed to their homes have been made as comfortable as possible at the hotels in Komoka and London.

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 02 Mar 1874, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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