News Herald 6/6/1946 Clyde McAdoo Pt1

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News Herald 6/6/1946 Clyde McAdoo Pt1 - Music Temple At Lake Park Is Destroyed COXXEAUT...
Music Temple At Lake Park Is Destroyed COXXEAUT LAKE The Temple of Music, a Conneaut Lake Park landmark, landmark, burned to the ground late Wednesday night for a loss estimated at $50,000. It was a swift, spectacular fire. The mam part of tbe huge building and its airport hanger-like, hanger-like, hanger-like, steel-beam-but-tressed steel-beam-but-tressed steel-beam-but-tressed steel-beam-but-tressed steel-beam-but-tressed steel-beam-but-tressed steel-beam-but-tressed roof crashed to the ground only a half hour after the fire alarm was sounded at il:lO p. m. Thirty minutes minutes later the big entranceway foyer smashed down. In one hour the big auditorium, which could seat more than 5.000 persons persons and had balcony choir lofts that could hold 1,000 more, was level with the ground except lor twisted steel girders. Xo one knows how the fire started, Clyde M'CAdoo, Conneaut Lake Park fire chief, said. Fire authorities were continuing their investigation. Park authorities said the big wooden frame temple, built around steel girders and a concrete floor, -bed -bed been used recently for storage. 5,000 Watch Spectacular Blaze. More than 5,000 spectators rushed to the scene as the spectacular 'Are lighted lighted the sky for miles around, showering sparks as sections of the building crashed down. Tbe Temple of Music was set off by itself along tiie highway which flanks Conneaut Lake Park. There was no danger to any other structures. Fire Chief McAdoo and park firemen were at the scene only a few minutes after the alarm, but "she was a goner then!" Firemen fed one stream of water on (Continued on Page 6.

Clipped from The News-Herald06 Jun 1946, ThuPage 1

The News-Herald (Franklin, Pennsylvania)06 Jun 1946, ThuPage 1
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