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Fires in Sunderland

Joplings following morning.
After this fire Joplings was rebuilt in John Street
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Cobden Exchange
Cobden Exchange Fire on 27th August 1904
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Binns Fire
The burnt out shell of Binns in Sunderland after a fire which devastated the store.
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Central Station
Open topped Fire Engine which looks to have a wheeled escape on the top.
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Fire Tender
Horse drawn fire tender on its way past Caslaw Haytor and Tates shop. Notice all the children are watching.
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Hardys Fire
Hardy's Store in Sunderland well ablaze. The ERF fire engine caught fire in this incident.Already the "Ajax" ladder has succumbed to the flames.
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Joplings
Fire crew on the fire ground the morning after standing near a pump trailer.
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Joplings Fire
Gone - Theres nothing to save here, just protect adjoining properties. Joplings is a total loss.
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Joplings Fire
The silhouette of firefighters as they direct their jets to try and contain the fire spread at Joplings in Sunderland.
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Joplings Fire
A turntable ladder is deployed at Joplings Fire.Not the best place to be at the top of a T.L.
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Joplings Fire
No sign of Santa Clause - lets hope he got out safely.
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Joplings Fire
People look at the sheer devastation that fire can cause.
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Havelock Fire
On Saturday 18th July 1898 a fire in George Henry Havelock's drapery store became the most significant fire in the history of Sunderland.
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Havelock Fire
The drapery shop fire led to the destruction and damage to 12 business premises in High Street West, 11 premises in Fawcett Street, 22 shops, offices and the Weslyan Chapel.
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Havelock Fire
In this fire the town was totally devastated due to the fire spread.
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