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Morning Call Historic Pages: Gross Towers Explosion

Two gas explosions ripped open John T. Gross Towers, a high-rise senior living apartment building at 14th and Allen streets, on June 9, 1994.The explosions occurred just after 7 p.m. after an excavation crew damaged a UGI gas pipe while removing a buried heating oil tank.One man, 73-year-old William Kray, was killed. More than 80 others were injured.Below are Morning Call pages in the days after the blast: Fri, Jun 10, 1994 – 1 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call Fri, Jun 10, 1994 – 12 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call
Sat, Jun 11, 1994 – 1 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call
Sat, Jun 11, 1994 – 3 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call Sat, Jun 11, 1994 – 4 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call Sat, Jun 11, 1994 – 6 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call
Sat, Jun 11, 1994 – 7 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call Sun, Jun 12, 1994 – 1 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call
Sun, Jun 12, 1994 – 2 · The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) · Allentown Morning Call
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