Fire, North St, Bo'ness

Maker
Unknown
Production date
11 Oct 1911
Description
A three-storey tenement and shops are being gutted by fire. The roof and the floors have collapsed. A Singer Sewing Machine shop is on the right. A gas streetlight is in the foreground. There is no sign of the fire being tackled. Newspaper LG 13101911
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Department
Maker
Production date
11 Oct 1911
Subject notes
The fire broke out between 06.00 and 07.00 in a second floor flat due to a blocked chimney and spread quickly through the 17th century Market House. There were no fatalities but Dymock's, grocer and chandler, Hanson's, drapers and the Singer showroom were destroyed.
Accession number
P02597

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