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FIRES.

Information has been received that the Bridge Hotel at Kaitangata, with hall, billiard room, etc., and a two-roomed house adjoining, were burnt to the ground at 2,30 this morning. The premises wore insured in the National Office, which reinsured, retaining L 3-11 8s (Id. The following are the probable not losses :—New Zealand (including a risk of LIOO on the store next to the hotel), L3Bl 8s 7d ; Standard (LlO on outbuildings), L2BI Ss 7d ; Victoria, Norwich Union, Liverpool and London and Globe, Australian Alliance, L2SI 8s 7d each.

Our Kaitangata correspondent wires “ A fire occurred here at 2.45 this morning, destroying Captain Sinclair’s Bridge Hotel and Public Hall and Mr Carr’s shop and dwelling. The origin ia at present onknown. Considerable sympathy is felt for Mr Carr, who was uninsured. The following are the insurancesMr Gray—on hotel LI, OOO, hall, store, and billiard room L 250; Captain Sinclair—stock L 250, billiard table L 275, ■afcarniture, etc., L 325, all in the National Office. The National, reinsured, retains L 371 Si Gel. The following are the probable net losses:—New Zealand {including a risk of LIOO on the store), L 382 Ss 7d ; Standard (LIO on outbuildings), L2SI 8s 7d; Victoria, Norwich Union, Liverpool and London and Globe, Australian Alliance, L2Bl 8s 7d each.

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FIRES., Issue 7978, 6 August 1889

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FIRES. Issue 7978, 6 August 1889

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