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The Crown and Anchor, Stone

The thatched Crown and Anchor public house was built in 1675, but was severely damaged by fire in 1937. It was rebuilt in time to celebrate George VI's coronation the following year.

The fire at Wetmore Maltings, Bass, Burton-on-Trent

The morning after the fire, with fire engine, a soldier and a fireman in front of the burnt buildings. Bryan Chinn recalls; I attended this fire as a sub-officer of Ind Coope Fire Service, and ...

The Theatre Royal, Hanley after the fire

Hanley's Theatre Royal had a long and colourful history until its closure in 2000. In 1840 a disused Methodist Chapel on Brunswick Street was converted into a lecture hall by Thomas Hinde, and renamed ...

Three Crowns Inn, Little Stoke,

The Three Crowns Inn, Little Stoke after a major fire in February 2001 which gutted the original timber-framed part of the building.

Timber yard blaze with emergency services, Wilnecote Tamworth

This fire involved three stacks of 40ft long Swedish high tension cable poles that were lying alongside the main Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Birmingham railway line at Wilnecote sidings. Tamworth, Atherstone ...

William George Brindley

This well presented gentleman is William George Brindley. He was a fire officer in the early 1900's. He died in 1933. Notice how different his uniform is in comparison to today's fire brigade.