Carmel, ME Explosion And Fire, Mar 1972

SEVEN LOSE LIVES IN MAINE FIRE.

Carmel, Maine (UPI) - A mother and her six children were killed Saturday when a stove exploded and sent flames roaring through their wood-frame home. The father was seriously burned.
Police identified the victims as MRS. RUTH CARROW, 33; her daughters LILLIAN JAY, 14; DIANNE RUTH, 13; HOPE, 11; BERTHA LYNN, 10; DONNA MAY, 3; and her son HENRY EVERETT, JR., 6.
The father, HENRY EVERETT, SR., was rushed to Eastern Maine Medical Center with burns over 40 per cent of his body.
Police said the explosion happened shortly before 6 a.m. and the house was immediately enveloped in flames.

The Times Recorder Zanesville Ohio 1972-03-26