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(Per Press Association.)

AUCKLAND, February. 9. The grocery store and dwelling opposite the trambarn at Epsom, was totally destroyed by fire early this morn,ing." The premises -were owned and .occupied by Mm Mills. When the fire broke out, ail the occupants of the house, Mrif#ilte mill her five chillren and a girl, asleep, Mj* Mills awakened to find the house on fire, and flames coming from the • direction of the kitchen. She promptly woke the other inmates, and all got safely out of the building. The .tramway night* shift of 20 men turned water on the flames, iiul the Newmarkefc i:re Brigade arrived later, but they could only save the adjoining buildings. Nothing was saved from Mrs Milk's house or the grocery store. The house was insured for £420, the furniture for £200 and the stock for £250, ah m the Phoenix Office.

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STORE BURNED DOWN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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STORE BURNED DOWN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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