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Saint Mary School Fire

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St. Mary School fireOn January 31, 1953, St. Mary's Schol was destroyed by fire.

Over 200 firefighters fought the blaze
 It was believed to have started in a boiler room under an 1876 addition to an already ancient building.
 
Embers and sparks threatened buildings on Jackson St. and Maple Ave. and many homes were evacuated
   
 
       
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