Tuesday, 9 February 2016

London Fire Brigade - LFB 150 - 1918 fire remains our darkest day

London Fire Brigade - LFB 150 - 1918 fire remains our darkest day

... Sub-officer William E. Cornford (Clapham), Fireman Edmund J. Fairbrother
(Kennington), Fireman William E. Nash (Kennington), Fireman John .W.C.
Johnson (Vauxhall), Fireman Aurther A. Page (Vauxhall) and Temp.Fireman
James E. Fay (Kennington) were all killed by falling debris when the
front of the building collapsed. 
...  I submit that at 3-44 a.m of this date a call was received by
stranger to a private house alight at Albert Embankment, S.E., to which
Motor Escape, Motor Pump and 10 men from No.94. Station Vauxhall and
Motor Pump and 6 men from No.87. station Kennington responded. ...


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