Union Stock Yards
Submitted by liz on Wed, 2014-11-12 11:38
Case Number: 2795
Location: Morris Co., Union Stock Yards
Victim: Twenty-one firemen, including Fire Marshal James J. Horan
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See also: 23 KILLED IN FIRE AT PACKING PLANT; CHIEF HORAN DEAD: Disaster in Stockyards at Morris Beef House Fatal to 20 Firemen and 3 Others. WALLS FALL ON HEROES. Lack of a High Pressure System Blamed for Extent of Flames and Consequent Deaths. HONORS AND FUNDS UNDER WAY. 23 KILLED IN FIRE AT PACKING PLANT Chief Horan Among Victims, of Disaster at Morris Beef House. WALLS FALL ON HEROES. Lack of a High Pressure System Blamed for Extent of Flames and the Deaths. (1910, December 23). Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963),p. 2.