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1926 – Fire Company Called To Put Out a Sunset (Footnote)

(This Footnote to History article was printed on page 8 of the January 7, 1926, publication of the Albion Argus in Wahoo, Nebraska, and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

Oklahoma Sunset So Brilliant Was Thought to be Fire by Apartment House Resident.

Tulsa, Jan. 6, (United Press).— Attention was called to the brilliance of Oklahoma sunsets when the fire department here was called to put one out.

An apartment house resident rushed out screaming, “Fire!” The fire department was summoned. Women in various stages of treatment hurried panic-stricken from a beauty parlor on the ground floor of the building.

Firemen thronged into the building. On the top floor a bright glare was visible through a crack. Hooks and axes ripped the ceiling away to find the light was the setting sun flickering through lattice work of a gable.

Original article as it appeared in the Albion Argus.
Original article as it appeared in the Albion Argus.
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