Pawtucket, RI Train Station Fire, Nov 1903


Two Firemen Seriously Hurt and the Damage About $25,000.

PAWTUCKET, R. I., Nov. 21.---The Pawtucket station of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, a three-story brick structure, was damaged by fire to-day, the loss being estimated at $25,000.

There were several narrow escapes from injury by the falling of the roof and third floor, and, Lieut. Joseph Broderick and Capt. Frank M. Bassett were seriously hurt by a shower of bricks from the upper portion of the building. The former's condition is considered dangerous.

The New York Times, New York, NY 22 Nov 1903