Corsicana, TX Courthouse Fire, Apr 1938

Fire Damages Courthouse.

Special to The News.

CORSICANA, Texas, March 24—Several hundred dollars damage resulted from a fire at the Navarro County courthouse shortly after 5 o’clock Monday afternoon. The blaze threatened to assume serious proportions but was quickly extinguished by the fire department. The fire was occasioned by the explosion of a gasoline distillation machine used in an office on the third floor of the courthouse.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 23 Apr 1938