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Heavy Loss to Jews by Fire in Roumanian Jewish Township: Incendiarism Suspected

Incendiarism is suspected to be the cause of a big fire which has resulted in heavy loss to the Jewish population of Lipcani, an almost exclusively Jewish town on the frontier of Bessarabia and Bukovina. The main street, the General Schina Oltus Street, has been almost completely gutted. Sixty houses and hundreds of shops have been destroyed with their entire stock.

Fire brigades were rushed up from as far as Czernowitz, the capital of Bukovina, and the military was called out to help to fight the flames.