The worse fire with respect to loss of life in Paterson's history was a major explosion at a tenement house at 440 Main Street. The horrific details are inn the newspaper articles that follow: the first report was published the day of the fire. The second report is the day after. The amount of details provided by reporters of the day is astonishing to those of today who get news in tweets.
No eighth page was found in the available paper. This article is more detailed on the deaths.