Ottawa, ON Fires, Aug 1870

OTTAWA, Ont., Aug. 19.----Several wealthy farmers have been burned out recently, losing from $8,000 to $10,000 each. GILMOUR'S piling-ground for lumber has been burned with 6,000,000 feet of lumber. The loss is $40,000. The destruction of property by fire within twenty miles of this city is estimated at above $800,000. The city is in considerable danger from fire.

The New York Times, New York, NY 20 Aug 1870