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Fireman Sell, killed while fighting the blaze.

Fireman Sell, killed while fighting the blaze.
Fireman Sell.
© 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.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. January 1917
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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