Dover, DE Cocheco Manufacturing Co Factory Fire, Feb 1902

Six Boys Perish in Burning Factory

DOVER----At least six lives were lost in connection with the destruction by fire of the Cocheco Manufacturing company s No 1 mill in this city Six hours after the fire broke out it was announced that the overseers of the none of the employees was missing Later however firemen found in the ruins the bodies of six boys who had been employed in the mule room Nearly every one of the bodies had been burned beyond hope of identification The financial loss is about $600,000.

Emery County Progress, UT 2 Feb 1902