Annapolis, NS Fire, Aug 1880


Nova Scotia Town in Flames.

HALIFAX, N. S., August 3.---The upper end of the town of Annapolis is in flames, extending from J. B. Wilson's to R. S. Hardwick's and back to No. 10 Victoria street. The wardens have telegraphed to Kentville for a train to bring a fire engine from Bridgetown.

Thirteen Buildings Burned.

HALIFAX, N. S., August 3.---A telegram from Annapolis says the fire there to-day destroyed thirteen houses and stores and some outhouses. The loss on buildings is about $28,000; on stocks and furniture, $8,000; insurance, $16,000. The fire was of incendiary origin.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 4 Aug 1880