The Great Smith Street Fire – 1884

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I’ve just added a lot of information sent in by my informant Zak Coombs about the Great Smith Street Fire of 1884 and about William Milne whose NGR volunteer fire brigade was instrumental in fighting the fire.

The new stories are linked from the Fire contents page

Steam fire engine image

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  1. Gerald Buttigieg
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    We covered a fire that occurred in West Street many years ago. Here is the link.
    https://www.fad.co.za/2013/05/05/requests-and-an-offer/

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