Lone Oak, TX Gasoline Explosion at Electric Light Plant, May 1912

HURT BY GASOLINE EXPLOSION

Employe of Lone Oak Electric Light Plant Badly Burned.

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.

Lone Oak, Hunt County, Tex., May 14. -- An explosion of gasoline occurred at the electric light plant here about 9 o'clock last night.

Raymond Smith, an employee of the company was badly burned about the face and body. Joe Hamilton, a bystander, was cut about the face and head with flying glass. Charlie Williams was slightly burned. Others had their hands burned while relieving Smith of his burning clothes. The building was damaged to some extent.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 15 May 1912