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GATESHEAD - 1854
written by LONDON FIRE JOURNAL on the 16th July 2018 at 19:42

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On Oct. 6, 1854, a fire and explosion ravaged the neighboring towns of Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne, killing 53 people and causing scores of injuries. The fire started in a mill in Gateshead and burning debris crossed the River Tyne into Newcastle.
 Originally posted at http://londonfirejournal.blogspot.com/2018/07/gateshead-1854.html...

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