Collinsville, Oklahoma
November 19, 2008
Small Fire At Baptist Church

Limited Damage
Wednesday At
Collinsville First Baptist Church

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Collinsville City (& Rural) Fireman worked a small fire at Collinsville's First Baptist Church that was reported at about 10:45am Wednesday Nov. 19th, 2008. The fire was apparently confined to the back (south) wall of the Church and started by workman soldering a connection for a new air conditioner. Fireman were connecting hose to the fire hydrant across Main Street (above) and carrying out scorched wall material (below). -- Ted 1:15pm 11/19/2008
Response time was quick with the fire station (in the background) just a half block from the church at 13th & Main.
The Collinsville First Baptist Church just celebrated a 100th anniversary which started with this 1908 vintage building occupying the corner of 13th and Main. The current Baptist Church building was dedicated in September 1972.