Radford, VA High School Fire, Apr 1970

Radford Virginia High School


Radford, Va., April 10. -- A furious fire at the midnight hour destroyed the main building at Radford High School and police kicked off a hunt for a suspected arsonist.
Radford Fire Chief W. W. CARDEN, said a black car was seen leaving the school area shortly before the blaze broke out.
Classes were cancelled for the rest of the week, and school officials met to discuss plans to utilize the gymnasium and the school's cafeteria wing, both of which were undamaged.
CARDEN estimated damage to the 42-year-old building at more than $1 million.

The Danville Register Virginia 1970-04-10

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high school fire

are high school graduate records from 1969 still available or were they destroyed in fire