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FIRE AT PALMERSTON NORTH

SERIOUS DAMAGE DONE.

(By Telegraph.—Press Association.)

PALMERSTON NORTH, this day.

Fire broke out in the tailoring. establishment of Coliinson and. Cunningham at 11.30 last-night,,and had a tug hold when discovered.•': The brigade put in some good < work,': and prevented the i flames spreadingy .Cpllinsoh and Cunningham's premises ■>. were completely gutted, and the stock- .suffered from water. Ihacker/s..;.rwpt'shop adjoining was also damaged-by'water; The insurances.-on: the ; stock are . as follows:— : -Collins6n. and 'Cunningham, £1,050 in the Commercial Union; £750 in the New Zealand. Conipany; £500 in the Northern Union. I■:s. Thacker: £ 300 in ..the New Zealand •■ Company/; £350 in the Allinance; £350 y in: the Commercial Union., • •■ ■

The insurances on the buildings are:— C'ollinson and Cunningham A : £ 1,000 in the Commercial Uriioir, and £550 in the New.Zealand. building: £450 in,, the 1 New. Zealand : Company. Both -buildings are pwnedr.by Messrs. Waldegrave Bros, "y"' '-■■ ■'. ■;. ..."

... another Outbreak. (By. Telegraph.—Press^.Association.) PALMERSTC% NORTH, this day. ■X: At 11 o'clock,this.morning a fire broke ■ out in the Royal 'Hotel, and'it was not extinguished,-till a; considerable amount of damage had been done by fire and water. The fire originated "in an unoccupied, room in'.which'Spare bedding was kept,..but no ide* as-to how it started can be given. ~-:,'

The.insurances are: £4000 in the New Zealand, £500 in the London, Liverpool, and Globe; on furniture, sk 1500 in the latter office. '.'.■•'•

The stock in Hallenstein Bros.' premises, beneath a portion pf the hotel that was on fire, waß damaged by water, but not' to a great .extent. •

LATER

The fire at the Royal Hotel 'broke out again shortly after one o'clock this afternoon, and is now burning fiercely. There' appears little hope .d£ saving the hotel. . '■' ' 'V' ; '- ■' > ■•:■

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FIRE AT PALMERSTON NORTH Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 65, 17 March 1909

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