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— . SETTLERS' HEAVY LOSSES. [Pkr United Press Association.] PAHIATIW. January 19. Mr Wilcox's store, blacksmith's shop, and stables at. AYaimiro arc reported to have, been destroyed. A sensational incident occurred at, Itakaunui. f>r Wilkin, oi Pnngaroa. hm.« motoring <-•« attend an injured boy named (Joe, a. son of a Raknuiiui storekeeper, when a buniiiiLj branch tell on the doctor's head. A nasty wound was inflicted, and Dv AY ilk in v.n-,' rendered unconscious. The car cairiht tire and was destroyed. UAVXEVTP.KE. January 19. Reports from the coastal districts indicate that extensive damage Mas done there on Monday by tires, which wore fanned into activity by a howling ff.ilc. The fob lowing settlers are reported to have had their residences and outbuildings destroved :—Me—rs Franklin tiros, and Mr Murrav tPoni;aroa,', Messrs Gardiner and Yeoman lAVaimirro. two houses and mill ; Mr Wilcox (Waimiro!. store, house, and smithy: Messrs A. AY. J. lbivid.-ou ami Small'and AYehcr, houses destroyed. January 20. Fires are still ragirip it: the coastal districts, but the climatic conditions are v.ow more favorable for coping with them. The whole countryside, from Puketoi to AVaione, was to-day a mass of flames, while dense- smoke envelopes a large tract of country. In addition to the. losses already announced. Messrs Sullivan aiicl Packer, at Waimiro, had their residences destroyed. The -fire-swept area is reported to' be strewn will) dead sheep. The loss will undoubtedly be heavy,

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BUSH FIRES, Issue 15705, 20 January 1915

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BUSH FIRES Issue 15705, 20 January 1915

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