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After the arson attack, Blake High School, Marston Road, Hednesford, Cannock

This photograph shows the remains of the gutted main two-storey block. Classrooms and craftrooms, as well as the library and canteen were all desroyed in the attack.

After the fire at Denstone Preparatory School

A postcard view taken at Denstone Preparatory School after the fire in January 1912. Denstone College was begun in 1868 and opened in 1873 as St. Chad's College with 46 boys. It was designed by William ...

After the fire at Denstone Preparatory School

Denstone College was begun in 1868 and opened in 1873 as St. Chad's College with 46 boys. It was designed by William Slater and R.C. Carpenter in a Gothic style. The Chapel was built in 1879-87 and the ...

After the fire at Fatty Arbuckles,

Fatty Arbuckle's night club after the fire in 1991. The club was previously known as 'Top of the World' and has since become 'The Colloseum' and 'Zanzibar'.

After the fire at Huggins and Chambers, High Street, Uttoxeter

Huggins and Chambers ironmongers, and vendor of "Witchem's Firelighters", 3 High Street. This image is No.1 in a series of postcards by Alfred McCann, taken in the aftermath of the fire which completely ...

Aqualate Hall on Fire

The original Aqualate Hall was built for Edwin Skrymsher in the early seventeenth century. Sir John Boughey bought the house in the late eighteenth century and commissioned John Nash to rebuild it in ...

Barn fire, Blackberry Lane Farm, Doxey

Fifty tons of the season's hay on fire in a barn at Mr. Enoch Brown's Blackberry Lane Farm at Doxey, Stafford. Despite the strenuous efforts of the Fire Brigade, practically the whole of the hay was destroyed. This ...

Bomb damage to Richards' Butcher's Shop, High Street, Burton-on-Trent

Scene showing the destruction of the zeppelin raid on Messrs. Richards' butcher's shop, 156-7 High Street. A few of the butcher's pigs were killed but the horse escaped.

Bostock's Factory Fire, Stafford,

Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was destroyed by fire in 1901. This resulted in a new factory being built on Sandon Road, which opened in 1903. Bostock's ...

Bostock's shoe factory after the fire, Stafford

Burnt out interior of Edwin Bostock's shoe factory, Foregate Street, Stafford after a major fire. Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was destroyed by fire ...

Bostock's shoe factory fire, Stafford

Workmen clearing rubble in the burnt-out remains of Edwin Bostock's shoe factory, Foregate Street, Stafford. Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was destroyed ...

Bostock's shoe factory fire, Stafford

Firemen hosing down a building during a major fire at Edwin Bostock's shoe factory, Foregate Street, Stafford. Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was destroyed ...

Broadcrown factory on fire, Stone

On 26 December 1993 this three-storey factory building off Mill Lane was severely damaged by fire. It was originally built in the 19th century as a fustian mill. Fustian is a type of velvet, a mixture ...

Burslem Fire Brigade

The plaque on the fire engine in this photograph tells us that this is the County Borough of Stoke-on-Trent Burslem District Fire brigade.

Burslem Fire Brigade

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This is an extract from a feature film made in Burslem in the Potteries in the summer of 1918, and shown in September. It shows the turn-out of the Burslem Fire Brigade – a typical action scene in early ...

Campfire Hollow, Beaudesert

This postcard features a pencil sketch of a natural hollow in the Scout and Guide camp located in the grounds of the ruined Beaudesert Hall. It has been terraced to provide seating. The drawing is signed ...

Codsall Forget-Me-Not Club on fire

Currys fire on Greengate Street, Stafford

Firemen clearing up after the fire at Currys electrical goods store in the mid to late 1980s. After this fire Currys moved to Gaolgate Street.