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I BRITON FERRY BLAZE. I SHOP PREMISES GUTTED. [ INMATES' NARROW ESCAPE. FIRE ALARM FAILS TO WORK, i Briton ecece of. a some-1 what alarming fire on Tuesday, about three a.m., the premises of Mr. Howells, photo-j grapher, Neath-road, Briton Ferry, and ad- joining the Post Office, ^eing completely gutted. it appears that Mrs. Howe!lb awoke, and it appears that Mrs. Howe!lb awoke. and I I fund the bedroom full cf sruoke and a strong smell of burnins. She at once aroused her husband and both got up and found, on opening the door, that the house was on fire. There being no possibility of escape over the stairs, which were in fime" My. Howells, unassisted, had to lower his wife out through the window, and aiterwaids handed his seven children down to her. Fortunately the window was only about 91 "eet above the street, and consequently no iniuries were sustained. Mr. Richards, the larilord of the An- chor Inn, opposite, seeing the sorry plight I in which the Howells family were lu, rushed out and rendered assistance. The family found shelter in his house, and he pro- ceeded to sound the fire alarm, which was situate some distance away, but found it would not act. Shortly afterwards the police arrived on the scene, and Inspector Bennett and men threw water on the flames, but with little effect. The members of the fire bri- gade, who had to be called separately, soon afterwards came on the scene, and the fire engine could not at first be got out because the horse gear was out of order and horses were not available. Buckets had meanwhi.e to be requisitioned from neighbours. Even- tualily the engine was drawn by hand to the scene of the fire, but considerable damage had by this time been done, and it was of little use. The house was gutted and the brigade bad to turn their attention to the adjoining premises. No internal damage was dOIl-e to the poet- office, but the roof of Mr. Berni's (confec- tioner) shop next to Mr. Howells' was burnt through, and the occupant, an Italian, who was fast asleep, was only with great difficulty aroukjed, And had to be assisted downstairs, having been overcome wit-h smoke. He was ta.ken to the residence of Mr. Stein close by. It is stated that the extent of the damage is about £1,000, and that the premises are not insured. EXCITING MOMENT: CHILD OVER- LOOKED. An exciting incident happened when the children, whose ages ranged from one to twelve, were being lowered into the street. At the last moment it was ascertained that one of the little ones had been over- looked, and for some time could not be found. Search was promptly made, and after much anxiety it was discovered and carried away in safety from one of the roo cut off by the flames. The cause of how the fire originated has not yet been made known.

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