Cheney, WA State Normal School Fire, Apr 1912
SCHOOL BUILDING BURNED.
Cheney, Wash., April 24. -- The main building of the state normal school here was destroyed by fire early today.
MAX MIRANDS and J. R. WORK, members of the faculty, who were sleeping on the third floor, were cut off from the stairway and forced to jump into rugs held below by volunteer firemen. Both were badly injured.
The building with equipment was valued at $400,000.
Reno Evening Gazette Nevada 1912-04-24