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The fire in Boston.

--The fire in Boston on the night of the 24th ult. is represented to have been the most disastrous that ever occurred in that city. Two firemen were killed and one badly injured. The entire range of buildings on Sargent's wharf, the buildings on the north side of Eastern avenue, from Commercial street to the water, including the East Boston old ferry slip and the large six story building known as the Eastern Exchange Hotel, are among the property destroyed. The total loss will reach thirty quarters at a million dollars.

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