Stagecoach burns in the middle of its run in central Pennsylvania
The regular mail stagecoach between Lock Haven and Tyrone in Pennsylvania caught fire on its run near Bellefonte when a passenger dropped a match. The passengers and driver escaped but the horses took bolted and the coach, luggage, and the mail were all completely burned. (By John Osborne)
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 175.