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Fire at 1205 New Jersey

Fire victims ‘remain in our memories’
September 25, 2006
Clutching tissues and one another, family and friends of Charles Glover Sr. and four of his grandchildren Sunday said their reluctant goodbyes.
Mourning reunites family after deadly house fire
City donates five burial plots; funeral expenses to be paid
September 21, 2006
For almost two years, Lois Ann Brockman has been in a rehabilitation center, away from her three children and father back home in Lawrence. A house fire brought her back. “I feel so empty,” Brockman said outside Warren-McElwain Mortuary on Wednesday. “I don’t have my kids. It’s the worst feeling in the world.”
No answers yet for family of fire victims
September 20, 2006
Tuesday afternoon, William Glover trudged through the ashes and rubble of Charles Glover Sr.’s burned home, looking for remnants of his brother’s life.
Young promise cut short
House fire could be deadliest in city history
September 19, 2006
The death toll grew to five Monday in an East Lawrence house fire that killed four children and a grandfather - a blaze firefighters said was the most deadly they could recall in the city’s history.
Classmates, teachers recall prospering musician, athlete
September 19, 2006
The musician and the athlete. One quirky but a natural leader; the other, a shy child just coming out of his shell.
Grandfather made mark as church founder, landscaper
September 19, 2006
As a church deacon, Charles Glover Sr. helped establish a house of God on a site where a liquor store once stood. As a groundskeeper, he kept the Kansas University chancellor’s residence looking beautiful.
School district makes counselors available for students
September 19, 2006
Crisis response teams helped students at New York and Central Junior High schools deal with the news Monday that two classmates were among five people killed in an East Lawrence house fire.
Final 3 bodies recovered, identified at fire site
Final death toll officially at five
01:55 p.m., September 18, 2006 Updated 02:44 p.m.
The death toll of a Sunday morning fire at 1205 N.J. has officially grown to five.
Counselors brought in to help students deal with fire fatalities
Crisis Response Team helping at several schools
12:36 p.m., September 18, 2006 Updated 04:14 p.m.
Crisis response teams helped students and school staff today at New York and Central Junior High schools deal with Sunday’s deadly East Lawrence residential fire, whose five victims included two students.
Progress at the 1205 N.J. fire site
Family members summoned at 5 a.m.
September 18, 2006
Family members summoned at 5 a.m.
Fatal fires in Douglas County
September 18, 2006
It has been at least 30 years since one fire in Douglas County killed at least five people, according to fire officials.
News release: Monday briefing on activities at 1205 New Jersey
September 18, 2006
Monday briefing on activities at 1205 New Jersey
News release: Supt. Weseman’s statement
September 18, 2006
Superintendent of Schools Randy Weseman offered the following statement in response to the deaths of Nolan Vender, Central Junior High School eighth-grade student, and DaVonte Brockman, New York Elementary sixth-grade student, in Sunday’s house fire at 1205 New Jersey Street, as confirmed by Lawrence/Douglas County Fire and Medical Services today.
2 dead, 3 missing in fire
Grandmother only known survivor of East Lawrence blaze
September 18, 2006
A fire early Sunday destroyed an East Lawrence home, killing at least two and leaving a longtime Lawrence family grieving.
News release: Evening update on activities at 1205 New Jersey
September 17, 2006

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