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Briganine Junction, NJ Forest Fire, Mar 1895

Forest Fire In New Jersey.

BRIGANTINE JUNCTION, N. J. March 29.---A fierce forest fire has been burning in this section. The district between Pleasantville, N. J., and this place has been burned. Many buildings and a large quantity of timber were consumed by the flames, and the loss with aggregate thousands of dollars. The origin of the fire is unknown. The high winds rapidly spread the flames and increased the difficulty of fighting the fire.

The Evening Democrat, Warren, PA 29 Mar 1895



article | by Dr. Radut