Palestine, TX YMCA Fire, Aug 1955

Palestine YMCA Damaged in Fire

Palestine, Tex., Aug. 24 (AP) – The Y.M.C.A. Building suffered damage estimated at $100,000 and three men were burned in a midnight fire here Tuesday.

The men, William C. WILSON, Dallas, and Jim H. WARDLOW and C. S. JOHNSON, Palestine, were rescued by Carroll OVERTON, 20, Palestine, a Baylor football player.

Abilene Reporter News, Abilene, TX 24 Aug 1955