[News Script: Fire] Part: 1 of 4
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FIRE 1:20 -1-
A bleak christmas is facing the Bobby Woodward family
of Balch Springs, near Dallas, But, it could have
been wwii ' A flash fire, which firemen say wa
caused by a short-circuit in some Christ-
mas tree lights, gutted the Woodward's home this
morning, Woodward rescued
..... -----three of the couple's
children from the blazing home, suffering severe
burns in the process. he is in serious condition
Mesquite General "ospital.
Mrs. Woodward was baby-sitting next door when her
ran to her
husband t holding the three children. She
told investigators he told her he smelled smoke, and
found the tree a-flame. be says he tried to get
out the front door, but was turned back by the fire,
so he tossed them out a bed-room window, then escaped.
The three children were taken to a local hospital
where they were
treated for minor burns, and released.
Mrs. Woodward says the couple's two older children,
nine year old Leroy, and six year old Barbara Ann,
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Fire], item, December 24, 1966; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc985994/m1/1/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.