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MOTOR GARAGE DESTROYED

» SIX CARS BURNED AT SUMNER. About six o'clock on Christmas Eve a fire was discovered in the Sumner motor trarnge. Owing to the inflammable, nature of the contents the garage was soon a mass of flames from end to end. The building was divided into two parts, the front being used by Rowe Brothers as a plumber's shop, and the back as a motor garage. Th > fire brigade did good work in saving the plumber's .simp. At lie time of the outbreak there were six motor curs in the building, and they were .ill destroyed. The damage is estimated .if about- £5,000. The building was owned by Mr 0. Humphreys, and was insured, as were most of the cars.

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MOTOR GARAGE DESTROYED, Issue 15686, 28 December 1914

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MOTOR GARAGE DESTROYED Issue 15686, 28 December 1914

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