FRANCE: Two Fires

One of the world's beauty spots is now a picture of black desolation. A forest fire broke out on the French Riviera between Toulon and Cannes. Eight people are reported dead and the damage "ran into millions of francs." All danger is now over, the Mistral (northwest wind in Southern France) having died down.

A fire broke out in the Forest of Fontainebleau outside Paris. Owing to energetic measures to prevent the spread of the conflagration, the situation was reported to be well in hand, and, apparently, there was no danger to the...

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