[Editor: This article about a bushfire was published in The Herald (Melbourne, Vic.), 5 January 1906.]
Western bush fire.
Several crops burnt.
A fire that broke out on the Bangaal Plain, near Skipton, last night, has been the cause of serious damage.
On the Borriyallock Estate, twenty acres of wheat and two hundred acres of grass were destroyed. A farmer named Charles Bradshaw lost a crop of twenty acres of wheat.
A hundred residents of the district turned out as soon as the alarm was given, and they have succeeded in extinguishing the fire.
The Herald (Melbourne, Vic.), 5 January 1906, p. 1
Also published in:
The Bendigo Independent (Bendigo, Vic.), 6 January 1906, p. 5
Geelong Advertiser (Geelong, Vic.), 6 January 1906, p. 4
[Editor: Added a comma after “last night” (in line with the Bendigo copy of the article, and as per grammar). Added a full stop after “destroyed”.]
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