California · Disasters

3 die in workplace fire (graphic)

September 13, 1943
Los Angeles, California
Three workers die in a workplace accident

The workers [l to r: Clarebel Wimmer (26), John Rueter (65), Lois Johnson (26)] were killed in a workplace explosion and the resulting fire at Noll & Co. manufacturers. The company owner, Norman Noll, failed to use proper fire precautions.

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