BSA troop looses everything to arsonists
Shawn M. Cosgrove (email@example.com)
Mon Jul 06 23:52:22 1998
The email below was pass around the Transatlantic Council I haven't seen it on the Scouting lists.
I think this happened on June. If anyone subscribes to a LDS list maybe you could post it there.
Shawn M. Cosgrove
Barbarossa District Exploring Chairperson
DP: DSN 480-5703 Civ 06371-47-5703
email: Exploretac@aol.com or
perhaps u cn help.
> shel dick; gccs isso & gsc; heidelberg, germany;
> email (internet via milnet/niprnet): firstname.lastname@example.org
> gccs e-mail (siprnet): email@example.com
> Hi gang,
> On Sunday morning at approx. 3:00am the LDS church in Roswell N.M.
> fell victim to an arsonists. The building was totally destroyed and
> estimated loss was $2.5 million. ATF & FBI were called in to help
> investigate. yesterday they confirmed flammable liquid was used to
> accelerate the fire. It took 8 fire stations 4 hours to get the fire under
> control. Officials have a suspect but no arrests have been made at this
> time. He is also suspect in recent vandalism to approx. 5 LDS churches in
> New Mexico, totaling thousands of dollars.
> This church also housed two Scout troops, packs, and Explorer posts.
> They lost everything !!! If you know of anyone who can help re-supply
> their Troop with, MB books, tents, camping equipment or anything that
> would help them get their feet back on the ground.
> Please feel free to reprint this message and/or add to this message,
> please pass it on to anyone you think can help.
> For more information on where to send donations please contact:
> Church of Jesus Crist of Latter-day Saints
> Attn: Keith Heine
> 2201 W. Country Club Rd
> Roswell, NM 88201
> (505) 623-3363
> Jackie Young
> Thanks for your help
> Yours in Scouting
> I used to be a Bobwhite. . .
> John Halvorson