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MILL, HOMESTEAD, AND WHARES DESTROYED.

MORE BUSH FIRE HAVOC [Br Teleobaph. — Special to The Pobt.J MASTERTON, This Day. Thompson's homestead at the foot of Mount Holdsworth was destroyed by fire last night. Three visitors to the mountain who had been unable to return yesterday owing to fires blocking tho road stopped at Thompson's and assisted to save the furniture and effects by carrying thorn to the bed of the river. At midnight tho fire was so fierce that the men had to return to the bed of tho river to aave themselves from the effects of fire and blinding smoke. Rain fell at Mount Holdsworth early this morning, Albertson's mill and several wharea at Putara were destroyed by fire yestorady.

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MILL, HOMESTEAD, AND WHARES DESTROYED., Evening Post, Volume LXXV, Issue 52, 2 March 1908

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MILL, HOMESTEAD, AND WHARES DESTROYED. Evening Post, Volume LXXV, Issue 52, 2 March 1908

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