Fire

50 years ago.(Looking Back)

SEPTEMBER 1954

Under the title A New Light on an Old Problem, Lt. Col. R.L. Allen of the Royal Army Ordinance Corps details the development el military explosives likely to be encountered by a local authority fire brigade. Lt. Col. Allen highlights the need for firefighters to understand the dangers and peculiarities of military type explosives.

* The village of Mattersey to the north of Nottingham is justifiably proud of the tact that it provides seven brothers as part-time auxiliary firemen to the local detachment of Nottinghamshire Fire Brigade.

* Birmingham City Fire Brigade recently attended a fire a few doors down the road from Corporation Street Headquarters. …

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