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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 13 June 1961 "During the height of the fire in the top storey of Mr. C.M.A. Kebbell's home at Ashhurst yesterday Palmerston North Fire Brigade members hosing down the hallway and stairs in an effort to prevent further damage to the home found a cupboard under the stairs containing numerous pieces of crystal and some vases. The firemen are pictured wading through inches of water covering the floor of the front hall to remove some of the articles."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_016365
Title
"Fireman Remove Property of Owner" Ashhurst Fire
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Creation

Created By
Place
Ashhurst
Date
June 13, 1961

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Community Tags
fire,
firemen,
salvage,
vases,
water damage,

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