Kansas City, MO Refinery Explosion, Jul 1923


Miss Marie Langley Hears From Brother, Head of Kansas City Plant That Burned.

All employes of the Interstate Refineries which burned in Kansas City Monday afternoon are safe. Miss Marie Langley of the Capital Supply company was told by her brother, Ralph C. Langley, president of the concern. The plant was a new one, just completed, and the tanks were being filled for the first time. The fire followed on explosion late in the afternoon, and spread rapidly, causing a loss estimated at $200,000. About forty men were employed at the plant.

Ralph Langley went to Kansas City from Lincoln six years ago and has been quite successful.

The Evening State Journal and Lincoln Daily News, Lincoln, NE 10 Jul 1923