U.S. Department of Labor


The Newark Fire — Orange and High Streets, Newark, NJ

Four months to the day earlier, scene of a tragic factory fire that claimed 25 lives, many of whom jumped to their death. New York’s fire chief warned a similar fire could easily happen in New York City, with even more lives lost.

Map location of the Newark Fire of November 25, 1910, that killed 25 people exactly four months to the day before the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

Photo of fire fighters pouring water on the buring factory at High and Orange streets - by now, just a husk of its former self - November 25, 1910.

Photo of burned out shell of Newark factory at High and Orange streets that killed 25 people November 25, 1910.

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