Weiser, ID Theatre Fire, May 1937
Flames Destroy Weiser Playhouse
WEISER, Idaho, May 21--(UP)--Firemen from three towns battled flames 300 feet high which destroyed the $75,000 Wheaton theatre here early today. Spectators said the flames were visible 15 miles.
A dust explosion scattered the flames to a neighboring grocery store and ten occupied apartments on the second floor. Firemen were knocked from their feet.
Ogden Standard Examiner, Ogden, UT 21 May 1937
Transcribed by Linda Horton. Thank you, Linda!