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Another great warehouse fire breaks out on the London Docks

Fire and Earthquake Disasters, iconic image
08/01/1861
Just six weeks before in this same part of the London Docks, a massive riverfront fire had burned dozens of buildings and killed the head of the London Fire Brigade.  This time firefighters were able to confinethe blaze to a single large warehouse where thousand of pounds in goods, along with the building, were totally destroyed. And no deaths or serious injuries were reported.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1861 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1862), p. 137. 

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