Monday, May 16, 2016

Looking Back 51 Years, 1965: Fire at DeKalb's Suburban Estates

From the November 3, 2015, MidWeek (DeKalb County, Illinois) "Looking Back."

"A propane gas torch being used to lay floor tile was blamed Thursday aftrenoon for igniting a devastating fire at Suburban Estates northwest of DeKalb.

"The blaze gutted a 32-unit apartment building and caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the structure and furnishings."

Liz lived at Suburban Estates with her roommate Debbie senior year at NIU, 1972-1973.

Bet Somebody Got Fired. --DaCoot

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