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85 Years Ago - March 11, 1936

13 Years Ago

March 11, 1936

The Mooney hospital at Haxtun was threatened by fire Tuesday afternoon when an oil burner in the building overflowed, spreading burning oil over the basement floor. The fire was smothered by R.C. Kautter with the use of a hand extinguisher. Mrs. Mooney was in charge of the hospital at the time. Upon discovering the fire, she telephoned the city hall and requested that someone bring a fire extinguisher to the hospital. Mr. Kautter and T.C. Crist were in the city hall at the time. They obtained a hand extinguisher and rushed to the hospital. Because of the dense smoke...

 

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