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Laredo, TX Espejo Ranch Schoolhouse Fire, Dec 1930

Students March Out As School Flames.

LAREDO, Texas, Dec. 15. (AP).---A rural schoolhouse on the Espejo Ranch, twelve miles south of Laredo, was destroyed by fire Monday, but the teacher and twenty pupils who were in the building when it caught marched out in safety.

Attracted by a crackling noise, occupants of the building discovered the roof ablaze. An overheated flue to a wood stove was believe the cause of the fire. Damage was estimated at $2,500.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 16 Dec 1930

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