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TPN x Nazareth Prep | Rankin residents remember 1957 Christmas Eve fire

TPN x Nazareth Prep | Rankin residents remember 1957 Christmas Eve fire

By Savon Wilson, Kiara Chew and Myeir Northern, Contributing Writers

February 22, 2019

A massive fire destroyed 40 homes in Rankin on Christmas Eve in 1957. Many current residents can still remember the flames.

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