NAPIER, October 21,
A lire early this morning destroyed Tirrell’s boarding-house in Carlyle street, better known as Blair’s cottage. The inmates barely escaped with their lives. The brigade prevented the fire from communicating to the adjoining houses. The building was uninsured, but the furniture was insured for L3OO in the New Zealand Office.
INVERCARGILL, October 12,
The bouse of M'Einnon, manager of the Mount Linton station, was destroyed by fire on Saturday. Only the piano was saved. The insurances were: On the house LBOO, and on the furniture L 40 0; both in the National Office, half of the total being reinsured in the New Zealand.
TIMARU, October 21,
A ten-roomed house outside the borough, owned by Mr L. Smith, of Wairarapa, and occupied on lease by Mr A. VV., L, Cotterill, insurance canvasser, was burned, with, all its contents, last night. The family wore away for a few days, land Mr Cotterill was stopping at a hotel. The insurance on the furniture was L 250 in. the London and Liverpool and Globe ; that on the house is not ascertained.
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FIRES., Evening Star, Issue 8043, 21 October 1889
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