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The bodies of Leight and Johnston, the firemen buried under the walla which fell at Friday night's fire in Melbourne, have been recovered.

A fire broke out in Suckling Bros.' leather and grindery warehouse, Christchurch, on Saturday morning. The insurances on the stock and plant are : Norwich Union, L 500; Colonial, L 1.500 (Ll.OOOof which is reinsured in the New Zealand and South British Offices). A great quantity of goods was damaged by heat and water, but the Association are removing a large amount to another warehouse to dry, and therefore the loss will not be excessive. The building was owned by Thomas Mollatt, and insured in the Norwich Union for LSOO. It was considerably damaged. A fire broke out yesterday evening in the stables of Mercer Bros., Walker street. The horses were got out and the fire ex tinguished before any serious damage occurred.

The mail news states that the colonial offices were affected by the Spokane (U.S.) fire as follows :—South British, 28,G25d0l ; New Zealand, 24,000dol; Union, 25,000d01. INVERCARGILL, SKi-muiiEß 16.

A firo occurred in a brick shop in Dee street owned by the late J. T. Thomson and occupied by Mr C, M'Quarrie, butcher. The building was completely gutted, the stock and fittings being destroyed. The premises were insured as follows:—L2so in the South British and L 250 in the Liverpool and London and Globe, the fittings and gasengine for LBO in the same office ; tho stock was uninsured, The stocks in the adjoining shops of Geddes (tailor) and Kluglein (bootmaker) wero much damaged by water, but they are covered by iDßurance. The new water supply was a great success.

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FIRES., Issue 8013, 16 September 1889

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FIRES. Issue 8013, 16 September 1889

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