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The London Fire Brigade going to a riverside fire.

The London Fire Brigade going to a riverside fire.
The London Fire Brigade going to a riverside fire.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5338
Description: An 'Illustrated London News' engraving from September 1890, depicting the London Fire Brigade floating fire enging speeding to a riverside fire. With major fires so frequent in the port districts, the floating fire engine was a vital element of the London Fire Brigade's work.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 6 September 1890
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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