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FIRES IN NAPIER DISTRICT.

FARMS AM) BItIDGES BURNED. NAPIER, Januaiy 21. Bu^h and grass fires «at Pohui, Puketitiri, and other -placets in the vioiiiity completely enveloped "Napier in a Claud!- of Rmoke this morning, quite obscuring the stm, which shone through the hls'./e like a red ball of fira . . No daonage of any extemt to dwellings or property is reported', except id Norsewood, where five farms in. the Nga.i»ofco< Valley and twb bridges on the main roadi, tetween Kigajnoko and Norsew'ood ha,ve lieen burned. Grave--fears nre enf&rtained for the safety of the creamery, Cohr's &a\nnill, and many othei's of the set-f-lei^hlomes.

I '■•'DANNEVIIIKB, January 21. Heavy iiresaro.raging in the wood district. Several faiim houses, bn^e been destroyed at "Waipawa. There is a big bush fire near Makaretu. Tlie high wind blowing enveloped WaJpawa in. a, dense smoke The country is scorched, and it is fe.tred that the fires will spread and inflict much damage.

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FIRES IN NAPIER DISTRICT., Thames Star, Volume XLIV, Issue 10180, 22 January 1908

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FIRES IN NAPIER DISTRICT. Thames Star, Volume XLIV, Issue 10180, 22 January 1908

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