Today In YFD History: September 22, 1978 – Rayen School Fire - Wick and Wood Street

Firefighters were summoned to the old Rayen School Building At Wick Ave and Wood Street. The alarm was received around 9am and quickly went to 3 alarms. 10 fire companies responded and had the fire under control in about an hour. The building was occupied in part by YSU.

The Rayen School as it appeared shortly after it opened in 1866. Courtesy of BobonBooks.com

Youngstown Vindicator Photo September 22, 1978

Youngstown Vindicator Photo September 22, 1978

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Old YSU Rayen Bldg. Damaged by Flames - Youngstown Vindicator September 22, 1978 - https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=p-pIAAAAIBAJ&sjid=tIIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1574%2C2925531


Growing Up in Working Class Youngstown - Judge William Rayen - https://bobonbooks.com/2018/02/24/growing-up-in-working-class-youngstown-judge-william-rayen