1930-01-17: Tank Explosion at Luders Marine Construction Company Kills One, Destroys Building & Boats

At 9:34 in the morning of February 19, 1930, a welder caused an explosion of a fuel tank that threw burning oil onto a nearby building at the Luders Marine complex, in turn causing a massive fire.  The building, containing eight boats for winter storage were completely destroyed with the [...]

By |2021-06-20T02:22:01+00:00June 20, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1930-1939, Commercial Building Fire, Fatal Fire, Timeline|Comments Off on 1930-01-17: Tank Explosion at Luders Marine Construction Company Kills One, Destroys Building & Boats

1977-12-19: 469-481 Pacific Street Fatal Fire

An unidentified woman was found dead and badly charred following a fire 469-481 Pacific Street. Her body laid on the back porch on the second floor.   The suspicious fire left at least nine families homeless.  The firefighters arrived at 11 PM and did not leave the scene until 5:30 [...]

By |2021-05-29T01:45:14+00:00May 29, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1970-1979, Arson Fire, Fatal Fire, Residential Fire, Timeline|Comments Off on 1977-12-19: 469-481 Pacific Street Fatal Fire
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