No. McKenzie Street Woman Passed Away Last Night in Emma L. Bixby Hospital
2 Rescuers Also Burned
Explosion Blew Out Downstairs in House and Lifted Rugs From Floor
Mrs. Andrew J. Wood, aged 73 years, died at 8:30 o’clock last evening in the Emma L. Bixby hospital from burns she suffered about 2:25 o’clock yesterday afternoon in the explosion of a gas stove in the kitchen of her home at 204 North McKenzie Street.
Two other persons suffered burns while trying to rescue Mrs. Wood after the explosion. Paul Holloway, 17, employed by the Ward Motor Service on the St. Joseph Street side of the Wood residence, had his eyebrows singed. Mrs. Harold Lovitt, who lives next door on the McKenzie Street side, was painfully burned on her arms as she wrapped the unconscious woman in rugs. She was later attended by Dr. A.B. Hewes.Continue reading “Mrs. A.J. Wood Died From Burns Suffered In Stove Explosion”