Clipped From Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
BLAZE FOUGHT 7IY RAIN Fast-Moving Fire Strikes Two Businesses In Citv I Ardis told newsmen he was atj watching television repair-1 work on his set when he first after firemen arrived. iiieiireii aiuveu. Glass was scattered throughout oarkins area in front of the store". informed of the devastating blaze. Ardis said the repairman's wife was sitting in a vehicle outside outside the Ardis residence and heard that a fire was in progress at CLV/IC. •—»;.*. •- «-•- --" %- -• •-*_- "- j Qwner of ^ picture framing: Rudy - s stor e. i firm. E. L. Butler, estimated lossj Butler and his wife . , _ ..._.__„! to his business as'"at least $15.-!stood silentlv across the street in _ - . '- 1 •" fe and family 000. Butler's son. Frank, watched | a ser\'ice station as he watched his father's business burn, dadjhis business burn after being call- only in shorts, shirt and a long ed at his home. Butler said he was j raincoat after rushing to the fire. Ladder Trucks Used Firemen scaled ladders which i not insured, however, Ardis said his property was covered. Loss In Equipment over the burning j Butler, who resides at 2S02 22nd - er e jbuilding to guide streams of wat-JSt..-said most of his loss was in er onio ^ collapsed roof . A t (picture frames and studio equip- , Kack apparently vva S |n^-the "streets and stood in a 0 |no connection between the blaze;drenching rainstorm watching the land tne tnunderstortn actixnb,-inre nghUng operations. Police i !which moved into the Lubbockjblocked off "a hvo-block area to movement of y Hale Center traffic on Broadway was almost! (Continued From Page One) neer Woman of I960." The guest of honor at this year's homecoming was 93- year-old Uncle Frank Nor- fleet. j ., reacn die 1%0 nomecoming orj . Awarded the prize for traveling traveling the longest distance to was Buna Testor. who came The movement of westbound j halted a, motorists watched the!of ^,:__ a _L m ._ :!!:f., _f:™.^Jrf boiling smoke cloud rising from the structure. Tne Monday night fire hit the structure after another grocery store fire-•was reported at 11:50 p.m. Sunday at Furr's Supermar- ket, Town & Country Shopping j Center, which caused smoke damage damage and burned parts of a display display case.