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PHOTO STUDIO FIRE

EQUIPMENT DESTROYED DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £2500 When a fire broke out in the twostorey concrete premises of Neuline Studios, Ltd., 41, Wakefield Street, City last night, damage to the extent of approximately £2500 was caused. The call was answered about 9.15 p.m. by four engines and a salvage truck from headquarters, Parnell, and Western Suburbs stations. The projection room, on the second floor, in which the fire started, was completely burned out. The theatrette was extensively damaged and an area of ceiling above the processing room was also burned. The fire was under control within a few minutes and there was no damage to the ground floor. Amongst the equipment destroyed were two film projectors and about six cameras, as well as a complete library of 16-millimetre films, includ- ' ing war documentary films. The contents of the building are insured, with the. Standard Insurance Co., Ltd. __, .

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PHOTO STUDIO FIRE, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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PHOTO STUDIO FIRE Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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