Local history: Deadly explosions rocked South Akron in December 1941
Published: December 8, 2013 - 08:15 PM
| Updated: December 9, 2013 - 11:47 AM
By Mark J. Price
Beacon Journal staff writer
Spectators help emergency workers carry victims to ambulances Dec. 11, 1941, following deadly explosions in South Akron. The lunch-hour disaster destroyed two restaurants across from Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., killing three and injuring 25. (Beacon Journal file photo)
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