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At the mercy of the flames: the fire in progress at Napier which destroyed Wright's motor-garage and seven cars, on January 26 last.

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AWNS-19170208-40-4

Photographer
Auckland Weekly News
Scott, J F Auckland Weekly News Scott, J F
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Date
8 February 1917

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
Napier, Fires, Crowds, Smoke, HosesNapierFiresCrowdsSmokeHoses
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Digital image

Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 8 February 1917 p040

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Description
Showing a crowd in Napier watching the fire brigade attend a fire at Wright Motor Company on the corner of Dalton and Tennyson Streets. The jet from one firehose is visible behind the crowd. The building was totally engulfed.