Washington, DC Fire, May 1896


Tragic Results of the Big Blaze in Washington.

WASHINGTON, May 19.---Four men are dead as the result of the fire last night at Ninth and Louisiana avenues.

The dead are: Thomas Griffin, Daniel Conaway, Assistant Foreman Giles and Joseph Mulhall.

George W. Kettler, another fireman who was imprisoned in the ruins for several hours, will die. The others injured, six in number, are at the hospital and doing well.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 20 May 1896