Historic Abilene theatre destroyed by fire

Photo Courtesy: Claire
Photo Courtesy: Claire

ABILENE (KSNT)– Abilene Police Department confirm .a fire at the “Great Plains Theater” early Wednesday around 7p.m.

The theater was fully engaged by the Abilene Fire Department, along with the help from nearby county fire departments.

Officers said that nobody was believed to be inside the theater.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but the complete loss is to be expected of the theater.

The building was built in 1882 and was originally used as a church.

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