Thursday, November 3, 1898, Vol. 47, No. 44 The Northern Advance (Barrie) Page 1, col. 5

Fire at Bracebridge.

On Monday, 24th ult., at 6.15 p.m., J. D. Shiers' lumber mill, Bracebridge, was discovered to be on fire, and before assistance could be obtained the mill was enveloped in flames. The building is a total loss, estimated at $5000, fully insured. The lumber and shingles were all saved. The fire is supposed to have originated from friction of the band saws.

Stations: Shier's/Anglo-Canadian Leather Co.