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Fireman Sell, killed while fighting the blaze.
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2532|
|Description: Several firemen were killed in the Silvertown explosion, including Fireman Sell shown above. He had immediately gone to the Brunner Mond Works to tackle the blaze, but was killed when the explosion occurred. His house on Fort Street was also demolished by the blast.|
|Date: c. January 1917|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|