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Records of the late London Fire Engine establishment

Shaw, Eyre Massey Sir

Records of the late London Fire Engine establishment

by Shaw, Eyre Massey Sir

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Published by Effingham Wilson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London Fire-engine Establishment -- History.,
  • London (England) -- Fires and fire prevention -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Captain Eyre M. Shaw.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19415116M

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      A set of 26 books and activities based around The Great Fire of London. This pack includes The Great Fire of London books, supported in 5 different levels. There are also 15 other activities and resources to use alongside the story books. The fire turned into the most significant blaze in the city between and the Blitz, burning fiercely for the rest of the night. It was fought by parish and insurance company fire engines, and the private London Fire Engine Establishment, led by Superintendent James Braidwood, the grandfather of modern firefighting theory.

      Merton's Confirmation. Further to our paragraph of last week, we are now able to report that the Merton Urban District Council, at its meeting on the 22nd inst., accepted the tender of Merryweather and Sons, Ltd., for a motor fire-engine, at £ (including first-aid apparatus), with an additional £ for aceessories. The Second Great Fire of London in December was one of the most destructive air raids of the Blitz during World War II. The Luftwaffe raid caused fires over an area greater than that of the Great Fire of London in , leading one American correspondent to say in a cable to his office that "The second Great Fire of London has begun". Fires started by the raid included an incendiary bomb Coordinates: 51°31′N 0°05′W / °N .


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