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DISASTROUS YUlE AT CAHVIFl",

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DISASTROUS YUlE AT CAHVIFl", SlllPY AIUJS AND PAIN'T- STO'.HiS GUTTED DAMAGE £1.000. S'A 8 ROW ESCAPES OF FIRE- MEN. T-ELEPII0NIC COMMUNICA- TION S'lOlTED. On Kri-lay evenii'C a nios' ilisistnus tire C«.-ar;eJ a C>u!i.T resulting ih tile total cc. ur;ei bh'p and b,at rp"¡ri'll varJ aiiJ si" PS auJ » luSe paillt 6t.r >. wuil* «mr to a k*^t Ù. t;' tot" w sui.e o O\Ij.¡<'e"t 1'1" P,'I ty, :illertl. alter tíht ti tk tif lif6 ww* first uiscovcreil at tl't* ir tf (If eithr tlu> preu.iies f Mwrs. Janks anti ilk kt'll, t!v;t[ buiiiifrs, (T Messrs. Mni'kU'Ck and M'Aitl.ur, paint st res-aOj"iiiiu»M>reunses—ant' siuut.il iii (Vlii.gi'on*ti ad, l!aDke,1 00 Ih" e.ist cidf by the West i-vek and on the "t by tI", I aft V.«l Uailwav. 'liieprcciw "P>" nvlieietlie .'Utbiv.' k fil"t •vvun«j j tI,, liighh.inflammable luluwo: tiie ui .uerial all r utitl i-«j.'iiiK tiw dUlJn, !Jl) ti ti, fi, spread ""1tl: woidity. ThulII, almost tiS soon as l!i- tir-t »i^n of tlm oonfl lyraiuni ruad itel, al p.ivnt the rl,ir porti.ii of M m aiiJ prcmi worn till all l'u alarm "IS q iiiklv lurnmi t" > tlie 1.aJqllart'l< of the li.it-' Lvok police, who >peeililv ar: ,ve ult ill. terr.e linger tlie chart of Superintendent KfCoi;iii-ii>g tiie nature ot tll out- t.ak, it t only all t'e reels avai abl', but the lire b 'a', were utilised. Meanwhile, the alarm had be-n 010 tho ctiief town nn-s!¡¡liulI. One s trainer was immediately despatched to COiJingduu- r aNI, K-.iiZie and Sup-iinten- iirn' T.mbljii taking elms* of the town foices. Tr.'1 iW' by this tim had S'l £ C(1lupltHtI grip, not 0101" of t ii-wh. le of Messrs. Jcnks and B.ck. IN iir and i's c intents, but ot tiie shipwright's sli p boloiisinu to Nlr. S. Craves. flio situa ion, it was ni p-trei.t, was most serious. On tin one side w ,s the tnnl er yard of Messrs. Imjvs, ti -.i with huge stacks, and on ti e Ihr Il1 oil and p-int stures already mentioned, Th: only tiling llie tire trig idea could do was I, tit) limit the burning ares and prevent tl:- iUuies from spreading. This in itself wa.; a I" UO nuly of grtat dilliculty but of dargri, j aiiu t:) assist a second steam tire engine was sent for from tha town fire.Haí¡¡n. The e -.vpro 't i'C O. on \lwqlloyoftha West Dock, and with the liie-boat nnd .1 .\JIdard aboul two and & half IOI..s tD three tons of water per minute were pouted into and ry und tin? burning t-uildi,?z.Fi; it jjoic.i as jf tlie tti3 ot iimita'i.'H \\I1)U1\.1 tJC attended with success, fur, 1.ll11ugil Volumes 01 ilini" and smoke still rose from the burning mass umi fr 01 tI,e yard at the back of Hi,1 OK and M'Art hut's stores, the sores ttiein- :;Ie8, M'ur'ith sto:;nt.tl1e8nJ Ol",rl', tt¡,} I iior accmiiiy caught, To further reduce the lisk, a lieiachuieut o» tiremsn commenced rpm-ving tht- barrels of oil aud paint, and had suc- ceeded II) getting a comuJerabl ljUllnrlly out when I hey wire p. reinpt">iily called Lif. Ault lJone (1)0 noon, for, as though by the wave of some fiery magician's wand, tti- «h le of the interi r of f he ..t"r'5 was one mass of thm. In alaLsr les time thill it takes "> rrcorJ lk" fact; every square li co of m f was ri rce y bunting, and trow rht" entire space <eupie 1 t, tiie building one unbroken column tlf Anne rose, can'Di'd t'y a cloud of the dtwest flmoki", th 'blackness of whicti was matte but the more app irent by the mjriads ot luiid spark; wtueh j.ecl way Il1gh "ver the d"ck, The si"! t w as llitifu:, but S rapid did the -tote* become one d1Ù body of tlmie tli »t the liremeu hhi narrow escapes, one, at least, Jo-mg his helmet, which he 1I"1! t., ltave behind liiiu. The intensity of the lieat was now such that tija next block of build- lng;, occupud by Mr. WiII-, boiler and tank mqklr, "d i" great daDer, To avert this a body of tire- wen were told off to deluge thee*terui wiih wat-r, and, lortunatetr, they wire here able to work with success. lill, toe pain: stares burnt tun. uslv, the crackling of the lire in its fierceness r.seir.blii'g the rattle of small amis more th In anything else. Again a new eltvuent 0t danger presented itself. Some of the rescued casks of od .i been 1:lt too near the burning buiLting, Dnù t:ese began to show sins of catcoing fi e— smoke was rising from then., and it was evident that before long, If something werd not dam", the tit would soivad to the road itself, where a Jarge crowd ha i collected, attracted by the glare, which must have beeti seen for many miles. A frw of the firemen, however, devot-d themselves to the casks of oil UOI! rem -\vd tbeiu to a aftt distarce, a work of no slight risk. And this dauger "'a' accent uat-d by tijo fact that the casks had bfen p.ucfU uuder do wall, o? which tnere wa tear that it would fall. Fortunately, I. iwevtr, IIU li'irin resulted. Tiie fir.u:etl all through could not *ell havu had a vv or-, task. for, to add to the difficulty, the whole of tb telephone wires 11ùing i,om the docks, and which passed over toe lnuldint fell. Tins, (if c jursc, cut, and will cut off teiephonic coui- :,u"(':t1i:n until the m'cP3sary repairs are effected. Aathey uy about in all directions and distort" 1;y the lie-t, how«vsr, it luade it no easy matter re. lii.v about. Hut after a while these weiv us far as possible cut awar, so makio2 it easier to move atout. the signals anti wires on tile TatT Vale line were at one nm- .iso in danger, weie also the Bute Dock telegraph liu. and elec- tric light cllbl. It wa. n..t until il.ven o'clock thit Ih" tiro coull be sai" to have beeu got under, and that there was im hkolih o l of its spreading turtner. The to.a: damage is estimated at from £10,000 to LIS,Oco. iii-ssis. j-nk« una Bicktll estimate tiieir ;)::5 a about £ 1.000, ..mcu i p.rll. covered in the )Jr h lr¡t'Sh Ito-urance to.upany HI t¡'¡ same 0ffice Mess's. Blacklock and M'Ar.hur are iii9uted to the extent of about £4,000, lv.it th 101.0)1 loss, it is computed, must be much 1: i .ingul,.r thing that within th last two l1:.vnth two other tires iiave talten place within "i p'< nt's throw of the scene of Friday's conflagra- tlon, A 31 AN Dii.tWNED. A 31. Pl{, )\SED, AhO\1' ten o'clock on ¡"d:ay Hillt fo^rnis FotJ, S\gJ.'J 20, a seaui^o oelonging tQ tt;e b trqu^oline on:t, kCt li.* -hip ./1 a sm dl boat to yritn &* tlk fire, when lie accidentally leil ii-to ttio water. Tin; aectJont was bV olr.e 8'1i1,r t'rUI!\ the iJ<*ck üf a sl,i¡.t lj'iq: irt the u'¡d¡it (¡f th,' I dock, who fj.it into their uo4, and attempted to re^'uo the drowning U}¡i.), but he sink t-oi Jff' (hey C'UJ<1 reacil liifit. SuD^eqjtrutiy i'ohcc-coa taolf D,lurlQvan an.I IKck-yaie:uat» Alfred H curej V'faj p; ifcn*, anù af,t:r dm^in^ i r all hour r?C >wrei the body ami C')!¡V<I'<J it t) the mrtuiry.

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