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ASHBURTON, This Day. The fires m the country continue. The fire started on Monday afternoon in the coalhouse of Richard,' Bros., at Mount Hutt Homestead, and spread to the woodshed, destroying a considerable quantity of, firewood and scorching the main 'residence. Meanwhile, informed by telephone, .. forty settlers, rushed to the scene by motor and otherwise,, and the fire was suppressed. Ifs origin is unknown. Returning home', the settlers assisted to save Captain Lewin's property on the Alford Forest road, which a bush fire had been threatening all day, by clearing a safety zone round, the resi-. dence._ .Between forty and fifty acres of Captain Lewin's bush was destroyed..

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FIRES IN CANTERBURY., Evening Post, Volume CVII, Issue 7, 9 January 1924

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FIRES IN CANTERBURY. Evening Post, Volume CVII, Issue 7, 9 January 1924

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