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TERRIBLE FIRE IN LONDON

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TERRIBLE FIRE IN LONDON FATHER AND FOUR CHILDREN BURNED TO DEATH. A fire ocourred on Monday morning at the grocery premises of Mr G. J. Wale, Fulham Palace-road, Hammersmith, and Mr Wala and his four children were burnt to death. Amy Wale, aged fourteen, was severely injured by jumping from the first-floor window, and George Wale, aged nine, was badly burned, but the mother and three other children escaped uninjured. It appears that Mr Wale went downstairs about seven o'olock to get his wife a cup of tea. bat returned in a few minuteB exclaiming, B« quick, its all over the house is on tire." He then rushed upstairs to arouse the children sleeping in the upper rooms, but by the time he had done this the fire tiad taken such a hold on the stairs that escape wns impossible, and father and children perished together. The father was last seen alive at one of the windows, across the ledgo of which he fell helpless, and was burned to death in the pretence of a number of h rror-stricken onlookers in the street, who were powerless to help him from his terrible position. The mother and the other children, who escaped without ir.jury, savad their lives by getting out of the window on to the balcony over the shop, from which they descended by means of a ladder. +

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