FIRES IN NORTH CAROLINA.
Notice has been sent by the insurance commissioner of North Carolina to the police chiefs and sheriffs of the State that according to the law, they must investigate all fires in the incorporated cities and towns and report the result to him at Raleigh. The fires must be investigated within three days as to their origin and the circumstances attending them, when there is any reason to suspect that any fire is of incendiary or careless origin, the officers must fully investigate the case, and send the facts obtained to the insurance commissioner, who will look fully into the circumstances and cause the arrest of any person guilty of arson. Under the law the town officers above named are also required to examine all premises in the cities or towns of the State and report their condition and any violations of the law they may come across.
E. M Loeuenthal chosen chief of the Rockawav, N. J., fire department.