[News Script: Fire] Part: 1 of 2
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In the 24-hundred block of Exeter in the South Oak
Cliff section of Dallas, firemen battle a smoky two-
alarm fire in Faith Tabernacle Church. Two firemen --
caught in a sudden back-draft of flames --are sent to
Methodist Hospital for treatment of burns about the
face and neck.. .but do not require hospitalization.
Remaining firemen tap the fire out within a half-hour
after 4 sounding of the second alarm. The cause of
the blaze is not immediately determined.
BOY TALKS (GSie ve
But pastor Isiah Washington says he believes it may
have been deliberately set. He says he turned off all
heaters and lights in the building before leaving last
nite...that when he returned at about 8:30 this
morning, he saw smoke pouring from a rear window.
Thirteen-year-old Clarence Green, who lives a block
north of the church, says he saw several boys running
from that direction a short time before the fire was
discovered. Firemen, however, decline to speculate
as to the cause. They-estimate damage to the church
at 15-thousand dollars.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Fire], item, November 30, 1968; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1038131/m1/1/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.