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GALE AND FIRE AT WANGANUI

WATER SUPPLY WORKS

THREATENED

(BT TELEGRAPH.—PRESS ASSOCIATION.)

WANGANUI, Thia Day.

A big bush and grass fire- is raging inland of Kai Iwi, -at the Wanganui water supply works. Fanned by one of the heaviest gales experienced, it is spreading towards Kai Iwi. The telephono office at Okehu waterworks has been destroyed.

Some settlers had a strenuous time in saving their properties. Only meagre details are available. ■

The Presbyterian Church at Westmere was lifted bodily off the blocks 'by the gale. '

The town and the whole district are shrouded in a dense . pall of .smoke, which extends far out to sea.

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GALE AND FIRE AT WANGANUI Evening Post, Volume XCV, Issue 67, 19 March 1918

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