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An unoccupiod shack was destroyed in the course of a gorse and bush, fire at Point Howard today. The firebroke out this morning, and quickly, spread, and burnt much gorse on Point Ht^aVd, and this afternoon was in "Mid birch forest reserve. . Several houses on Point Howard were in danger, th« fire bring stopped just in time in their vicinity. Details were not available this afternoon as to who was the owner o£ the shack that was destroyed, nor the insurances. Residents on Point Howard this afternoon stated that the brigade looked like getting tho blaze in hand.

The fire was started, it is authoritatively stated, by motorists throwing out cigarette stubs, i and is the second fire caused in this vicinity In tho last few days in. this manner, other being in York Bay. It is intended to take strong steps against the person's responsible for starting the fire.

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FIRE AT POINT HOWARD, Evening Post, Volume CXVII, Issue 17, 20 January 1934

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FIRE AT POINT HOWARD Evening Post, Volume CXVII, Issue 17, 20 January 1934

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