On December 1, 1871, the Kalmia Colliery breaker burned to the ground, nearly killing a night crew of workers trapped inside by the fumes.
Fire in 1900 spelled doom for a newspaper in Lykens
Fire swept through Lykens in December 1900 and destroyed the offices of the town's oldest newspaper
Fire On the Mountain – The Brookside Colliery Fire of November 1869
On November 20, 1869, a massive fire swept through the Brookside Colliery above the growing village of Tower City, Pennsylvania.