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Local Brigade History

Greater Manchester

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Fuel Train Fire - Summit Tunnel - Dec 1984
Silvana Mill - Piercy St, Ancoats - 18th Nov 1985
Woolworths Store Fire, in which 10 people died - 8th May 1979

Mission Statement

”To explore, preserve and make accessible the history of fire, fire engineering and the fire and rescue services in the Greater Manchester region and, through our collections and resources, to further the education and promotion of fire safety in the community.”

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