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Fire at Ebor

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Saturday 13 November 1937, The Argus (Melbourne)



SYDNEY, Friday.

Frantic cries from a cat saved the lives of a family at Ebor, near Guyra, early this morning, when the home of Mr. Jack Cavanagh was destroyed by fire.

Cavanagh was awakened by a cat meowing loudly, and on investigation found the rear of the house in flames. The cat had been locked in the kitchen overnight by mistake, and as the flames spread the cat’s cries gave the alarm.

Cavanagh aroused his family and a youth who was staying at the house.

The building was destroyed.

Written by macalba

September 16, 2010 at 8:06 pm

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  1. Ha, this begs an obvious question…!


    September 17, 2010 at 9:23 am

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