Fort Worth’s Rainbow Lounge destroyed by fire

Fort Worth's Rainbow Lounge destroyed by fire
Accidental Fire Destroys Fort Worth's Iconic Rainbow Lounge
FORT WORTH — Fire crews say popular gay nightclub Rainbow Lounge has been destroyed by an overnight fire. When it was closing time at about 3 a.m., the owner and manager noticed smoke coming from the top of the building and called 911, according to 

A downtown nightclub and focal point of the city's gay community thrust into the national spotlight during a raid by law enforcement in 2009, was destroyed in an early Thursday fire that was apparently accidental, according to the Fort Worth Fire …
A fire that tore through the roof of a house just north of Fort Worth late Wednesday night probably started because of a lighting strike, firefighters said. Crews were dispatched to the 4400 block of Cirrus Lane, near Interstate 35W and State Highway …
Early Morning Fire Destroys Rainbow Lounge In Fort Worth
Early Morning Fire Destroys Rainbow Lounge In Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas – Fire tore through a popular gay nightclub in Fort Worth early Thursday morning. It was the same bar that was at the center of a controversial raid several years ago. The fire started around 3 a.m. Rodger Fisher, who lives nearby …

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Fort Worth gay bar subject of 2009 raid destroyed by fire
Fort Worth gay bar subject of 2009 raid destroyed by fire

The roof caved in shortly after firefighters arrived. The first-responders said it was too late to save the bar and too dangerous to fight the flames from the inside, so they attacked the blaze from outside. Witness Bianca Davenport Starr said, “It's …

Fire destroys Rainbow Lounge in Fort Worth

The Rainbow Lounge gay bar of Fort Worth, Texas (barely 30 minutes west of Dallas) burned to the ground last night in what firefighters are calling “a total loss.” Firefighters arrived at the scene around 3 a.m. and were still extinguishing flames at 6 … . Fort Worth's Rainbow Lounge has been destroyed in a blaze that started shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday morning, June 1. Officials, who by 6 a.m. remained on the scene, said the fire may have started at the bar's ice machine. Shortly after firefighters …

Fire Guts Fort Worth's Rainbow Lounge, Site of Infamous 2009 Police Raid

FORT WORTH — Fire crews say popular gay nightclub Rainbow Lounge has been destroyed by an overnight fire. When it was closing time at about 3 a.m., the owner and manager noticed smoke coming from the top of the building and called 911, according to

Accidental Fire Destroys Fort Worth's Iconic Rainbow Lounge
Accidental Fire Destroys Fort Worth's Iconic Rainbow Lounge

An overnight blaze destroyed a gay bar that made headlines in 2009 after a controversial police raid. Rainbow Lounge had already closed for the night early Thursday when employees spotted smoke coming from the roof and called 911, Fort Worth Fire. FORT WORTH – The Rainbow Lounge, an LGBT nightclub south of downtown Fort Worth, was destroyed in an early morning fire. Employees of the Rainbow Lounge called 911 after closing early Thursday when they noticed smoke coming from the roof of the. Authorities say a fire Thursday damaged a Fort Worth gay nightclub that was the site of a controversial raid in 2009. (Published Thursday, June 1, 2017). The Rainbow Lounge, a Fort Worth gay nightclub, was destroyed by an accidental fire early Thursday. Staff at the Texas club had closed for the night, but were still outside when they saw smoke coming from the building just after 3am. The roof caved in as firefighters worked throughout the night to douse the flames, according to NBCDFW.

This video showing the aftermath of the Rainbow Lounge fire, 651 S. Jennings Ave., in Fort Worth, was shot shortly before 8:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 1). Police tape cordoned off the front and south sides of the building. On the north side the …

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF News) — A gay Fort Worth night club was heavily damaged by an early Thursday morning fire. According club employees, they had just closed the establishment down before noticing smoke coming from the building.


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