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GREAT FIRE AT TAURANGA.

-OiU •-■j’Ti' -.; *ji* > ■ • * Damages Bstiinateff' at ! ESO.iObo. 4^ .. ; VI iK 'VipTW . rf\ [by Telegraph.] . ■ ir ' TA'tjRANGA', I 'To-day.^ ■’A great fire bdeurfed hdrd last'nights r li? cdffiiiidricdd" at l in 7 K?r Ea *Lee f s ihot>- oh- thd-S^randi' k¥d help&M by* a Isbufhferiy breezej’ ways, : ahd in liodrs it'had'rdeared.* the 1 wlibl'e 1 the bfirMings*’ De'twd^ri^ 1 ‘ ' ahd' ; 1 ‘Hatriiltd^* 1 streetSJ ■ ‘ WhdH 1 MenkieS’ ‘ : hbt f dl T, ‘ wS

on fire, the flames flew 'dV'dir the (Other .side; iofi 'JHatringtOa stre^ .anfU caiight and.frpm thereat ; swept, Mr. lafge’jgrain stores' and the liistitutd. 51 - The Go’vdrrtme'hF ssoape; -Jas fins, was .yel oped .; ■. ip- * sparky, f . tapd , i jbW: n * I JS“ materials . coals wptq ,set on firei ih’ a Shed. The.timidities 1 burned doi\iP2 hfe—Rihd'des’, M'Kennys’/'lVirs ing’s Bonar’s, Lees Ellis’, Burrars’ Margie’s -Hotel,- -Bxy of-Plenty 'Times office, Wrigley’s, Chadwick’s, Jordan’s, which vejyj little is insured. The are in great force here, worked splendidly in trying to save the goods.

...... , !’![/ ’r-i'f ' When the fire prpke ,out the fiances, sotoii 'ehirelo|)e‘d ; ’ the wh'ojfe Shone pit 'ilfri. building, making I '^ to clo 1 anything tq check .the; pf),tbe jfl^mes. !JS The f^re .theipccuparits had little ''time tb ; sive ; 'anytliing., WHgley l, s grain store ‘arid \Vfere 1 saved.* ' The ‘ origin of- the? : fifeis-.uh j ; but. it is. supposed la, kerosirie. lapip., was lefjt .J?J?rning in the, and exploded jtye^^ds,hanging abrive! ' , " ‘

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GREAT FIRE AT TAURANGA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 359, 1 June 1881

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GREAT FIRE AT TAURANGA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 359, 1 June 1881

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