People In This Tiny Utah Town Will Never Forget This Deadly Explosion In 1956

Life in Utah’s small towns seems idyllic to those of us who live in the Beehive State’s larger cities. But even small towns suffer from devastating tragedies occasionally. Here’s a horrible event that happened in 1956 that you may have never heard of…but that residents of this little town will never forget.

Do you remember the Lariat Cafe explosion?

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