DISASTROUS OUTBREAK AT PORTLAND.
TWO STEAMERS DESTROYED
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(Received March 14, 8.35 a.m.) ; ; NEW YORK, March 13. A fire on the waterfront at Portland, Oregon, destroyed six blocks. The damage is estimated at £200,000. Two steamers (The Cricket, leaded with asphalt, and Glenroy, loaded with wheat), were destroyed. The crew _of the latter were . rescued with difficulty. . : Helped by tons of sulphur and asphalt stored 'in the vicinitaL the flames spread with amazing rapidity.
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FIRES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
FIRES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
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