Juvenile Kaiser Bill Dies In Fire at Sportsmans, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-04


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Juvenile Kaiser Bill Dies In Fire at Sportsmans SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, III., May 2. — Kaiser Bill, a two-year-old from the stable of R. J. Clark, was the only casualty in a fire that routed 20 horses from barn "M" here at Sportsmans Park during the early hours Saturday morning. The fire, which started from an unknown source, was confined to one stall in the brick fireproof barn. For the most part the other horses suffered minor burns. The juvenile Kaiser Bill, in whose stall the fire originated, suffered scorched lungs which caused his death. Fire chief Bill Zahrobsky. of the Cicero fire department, said cigarette ashes probably ignited the straw. No further damage resulted from the blaze.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1959050401/drf1959050401_56_7
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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800