FIRE IN A PICTURE THEATRE.
Taumabunui, Feb. 2 3,
Shortly after ten o'clock on Saturday nigh* , a fire brtke out in the operat'ng box of the Strand Picture Theatre. The operator burnt his hands in trying unseccessfully to suppress the fUmes, which rapidly spread. The ru Hence was small, owing to a large number having already left and dispersed quietly. The brigade suppressed the outbraak. All ihe fi'ms were de3trojed end the interior fittings and plant badly damaged. The loss is covered by insurance.
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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4374, 24 February 1914
FIRE IN A PICTURE THEATRE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4374, 24 February 1914
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