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Pacific Coast and Canada News.

Issue 6 and Volume 1894 15.

Pacific Coast and Canada News. From our Regular Correspondent. New Westminister, B. reportsa loss of $25,000 worth of property, by fire, during the year ending December, 1893. During 1893 the fire loss in Victoria, British Columbia, amounted to $18,000. For seven years the annual loss averaged $22,000. This is a good showing for a city with 25,000 inhabitants. A fatal burning accident occurred at I.os Angeles, Cal., on Jan. 6, in which Mrs. Lizzie Fisher, the wife of William J. Fisher, the insurance man, lost her life. Mrs. Fisher was standing in front of the grate when her clothing caught fire. Before the blaze could be extinguished she was horribly burned and the house was on fire. Jacob Sehl’s palatial residence burned at Victoria, British Columbia, on the 16th inst. The adjoining factory, valued at $200,exxj, was saved by the firemen after a long struggle. I.oss $30,000. Secretary Worsley, of…

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