Louisville, KY Gas Explosion, May 1934

Three Killed in Explosion of Gas

By The Associated Press

Louisville, Ky., May 3. – Three persons were killed and eleven injured today, when an accumulation of gas in the basement of a garage and blacksmith shop exploded, demolishing the building and burying many of the victims in the debris.

The dead are Victory KOESTEL, owner of the shop; Henry KUCHENBROD, a mason contractor, and William JECKER, an automobile mechanic.

Abilene Morning News, Abilene, TX 4 May 1934