Lynn, MA Kitchen Range Fire, Feb 1910

AGED WOMAN BURNED TO DEATH AT LYNN

Lynn, Feb. 9.---While working around her kitchen range today the clothing of Mrs. Mary S. Coombs caught fire and before her niece, who heard her cries for help, could extinguish the flames, she had received burns which resulted in her death an hour later, Mrs. Coombs was 81 years of age.

The Boston Journal, Boston, MA 10 Feb 1910