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By Gwen Cornwell
Remember When 

The Day The Roxie Died

 


A recent picture in The Courier featured the fire at the Roxy Theatre. How many of you remember that fire?

It consumed a good portion of Glasgow businesses on 2nd Avenue South, as well as the north side of 5th Street. I vaguely remember lots of smoke and fire hoses running down and across streets that were filled with lots of runoff water.

What could I have been doing there? Does anyone remember what day of the week that happened? I think that every available male helped with the firefighting efforts.

Not only the Roxy was doomed. Other businesses lost were The Hub Bar, Hall Drug, Shippâ...



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