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The fire destroyed the three year old gymnasium, built in 1966 for $42,000. It measured 80 feet by 50 feet and contained $1,500 worth of equipment. At the right is Russell Marsh, who grabbed a school fire hose reel in a courageous attempt to fight the blaze.

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2008N_Fi2_WOR_1423
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Fire at Queen Elizabeth College gymnasium, Rangitikei Street
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Public Photograph Collection Fi 2
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Coolstore

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Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North
Date
October 7, 1969

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Manawatu Evening Standard

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