The upper stories of St. Michael’s College (Santa Fe, NM) were destroyed by fire. The remainder of the building was saved by students themselves, who assisted firemen by taking the hoses into their own frozen hands, climbed up the stairway, and put out the flames.

Bro. Angelus Gabriel, The History of the Christian Brothers in the United States, 1848-1948, p. 476.. See also Christian Brothers 4 (January 1927), p. 6..