Menard, TX High School Fire, Oct 1948

Menard High School Building Destroyed

Menard, Tex., Oct. 17. (AP) – Fire of undetermined origin completely destroyed the Menard High School building early Sunday morning.

The loss was estimated at about $150,000.

The flames were discovered about 4 a.m. Firemen fought the blaze for five hours but were unable to check the flames. Only parts of brick walls are left standing.

Abilene Reporter News, Abilene, TX 18 Oct 1948