Grass Fire Results in Slight Damage to Mexican Dance Hall
From The Malakoff News
January, 29, 1943
An accidental grass fire, starting Saturday night on the south side of the Malakoff Fuel Company’s miners camp, resulted in slight damage to the recreational building used by Mexican employees. The blaze, however, was extinguished by Mexican residents living nearby before any great damage was inflicted.
The fire, just starting in the southeast corner of the structure, was put out by an old-fashioned “bucket brigade” and a small garden hose.