Alpha, NJ Houses And Barn Burn, Feb 1912
THREE CHILDREN BURNED.
MET DEATH IN FIRE WHICH DESTROYED SIX BUILDINGS AND A BARN.
Phillipsburg, N.J., Feb. 5. -- Fire at Alpha, three miles from here, resulted in three children being burned to death, a half dozen men injured and the destruction of six dwellings and a barn.
Those who lost their lives were:
JAMES CHICCIRELLI, aged fourteen.
JOSEPH CHICCIRELLI, aged eleven.
AMELIA CHICCIRELLI, aged seven.
All were children of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chiccirelli.
All the men except Chiccirelli were boarders. The fire originated from an overheated stove in the Chiccirelli house.
Gettysburg Times Pennsylvania 1912-02-05