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London Fire Brigade Command unit at fire, Penge Featured LFB Print

London Fire Brigade Command unit at fire, Penge

Scene of fire at commercial premises, 23 Green Lane, Penge, SE London, showing a London Fire Brigade Command unit parked nearby

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

2006, 23, Appliance, Appliances, Billowing, Brigade, Command, Commercial, Control, Fire, Firefighting, Green, Lane, Lfb, London, Penge, Premises, Red, Road, Roadway, Se, Service, Smoke, Steps, Unit, Units, Vehicle, Vehicles

London Fire Brigade pump damaged by fire Featured LFB Print

London Fire Brigade pump damaged by fire

A London Fire Brigade pump damaged by a dramatic fire which took place on the night of 15 August 1920 on the Thames at Woolwich, SE London. The barge Dorcas, laden with several thousand gallons of petrol, caught fire, burned though her mooring ropes and, drifting in the tide, blazed furiously. The Dorcas collided with and set fire to two tugs, Woolwich Pier and nine other barges, a ferryboat and several buildings before grounding on the shore. By then ten London Fire Brigade pumps were waiting, but as they got to work the Dorcas blew up with flames 300 feet high. Although there were no serious injuries, firefighters had to abandon three pumps, which were all burnt out. Here are the remains of one

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

LCC-LFB horse drawn escape cart and ladder Featured LFB Print

LCC-LFB horse drawn escape cart and ladder

A horse-drawn 50 foot wheeled escape ladder and five man crew in Southwark Headquarters drill yard. These escape ladders could be very quickly slipped by the crew and extended up to a window. Their sole purpose was rescue, and these units, one of which was based at each fire station, carried no firefighing equipment. There were no warning devices to help them through London's traffic ? the crew would should ?Hi! Hi! Hi!? to clear the way. The firefighter on the left has his right hand on the brake lever and would operate this during the exciting dash to the fire

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library