The Iola Register, Iola Kansas, 14 Apr 1948, p1 - Laramie fire
j : Fire Gruts]Laramie Business District Laramie. WjL, April 14i (AP).—A fast spreading fire crackled through several business blocks early today |n the downtown section of Laramie,' site of the Unjverjsity of; Wyoming. Fifteen of 30 structures were unofficially . reported , destroyed by flames discovered about 2 a. m. The flames were i-epqrted under ' control but not cut three hours after they were disioveVed in the four- jitory brick W. H. JHolliday building. 1: Fire departments sped to Laramie from Cheyenne, Rawlins and. Fort Francis E.' Warren, in Wyoming, and -Fort Collins, Colo., to help Overwhelmed Laramie firemen and volunteers battle the blaze.