In five minutes, residents try to salvage Bevier's history

Sunday, December 2, 2012 | 5:38 p.m. CST; updated 7:16 a.m. CST, Monday, December 3, 2012

BEVIER — With The Pear Tree Restaurant in flames, a crowd watched anxiously as the Black Diamond Museum and the town's history housed inside were threatened by the fire's inevitable spread.