Fires 1902

NSW

1902 - BUSH FIRES. GUNDAGAI, Friday. - In the bush fires Nangus station lost fully half their grass and 2500 sheep. The severest losers were Messrs J Beveridge (Tenandra Park), and Dangar and M'Donald Brothors (Wantabadgery) Mr Beveridge lost nearly 30,000 acres of grass about 20 miles of fencing, and several thousand sheep.

Almost the whole of the glass comprising 10,000 acres, has been destroyed at Wantabadgry, and nothing remains but the homestead and a woolshed, all these narrowly escaped. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Saturday 4 January 1902).

1902 - BUSH FIRES - FIRES. GUNDAGAI, Monday. The camp of Mr. J. B. Worldon, at Gobarralong chrome mine, was destroyed by fire on Friday night. ' Mr. Worldon sustained very severe injuries to one of his legs, and also lost nearly all his belongings at the camp. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 24 June 1902).

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