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The rear balcony of Messrs Burton Bros.' photographic premises caught fire about five o'clock on Saturday morning, owing to an ashes box becoming ignited by. its contents, but hardly any damage was done._ A three-roomed wooden house in Duncan street, South Dunedin, was gutted by fire last evening. The house was the property of Mr Henry M. Henderson, builder, and waß occupied by a laborer named Peter Riley. The fire was occasioned by the bursting of a kerosene lamp. The South Dunedin Fire Brigade were promptly on the scene, and were instrumental in preventing the fire from extending to the adjoining premises. The Salvage Corps also turned out. The house was insured for LBO in the Standard, and the furniture and effects for LSO in the New Zealand Office,

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FIRES., Issue 8055, 4 November 1889

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FIRES. Issue 8055, 4 November 1889

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