San Antonio, TX Gasoline Stove Explosion, Jul 1898

Colored Woman Burned to Death.

San Antonio, Tex., July 23.---By the explosion of a gasoline stove which she was filling, Eliza Dortsche, a colored woman, aged 35 years, was burned to death shortly after noon to-day on South Flores street.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Jul 1898