were destroyed and the side of the raid scorched, despite every exertion.
It is thought that the carrot factory caught from fire acetyl left on the premises during an examination made on Tuesday.
The loss was covered by insurance.
Shortly after the occurrence of the above, a fire broke out in the ter of small buildings on Governor street, above Franklin occupied as stables small shops and residences.
Two of the buildings were partially destroyed — the stable and carriage house of Arthur Brown, a free man of color, and the shop and residence of Louis Benedict.
Both parties saved nearly all their furniture.
The buildings belonged to Mr. James H. Grant.
The alarm of fire last night, about 8½ o'clock, was caused by the burning of a wooden shed on Virginia street, nearly opposite the north end of the Danville Railroad Depot, owned by Mr. Hugh Reagan, and occupied by Mr. John T. Head as a livery stable.
The fire, which is supposed to have been accidentally communicated, was