350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London celebrated with replica
TA wooden replica of 1666 London wa set ablaze on the River Thames to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London
Nottingham University Fire
This clip is from the 2014 fire at Nottingham University which was described as ‘a “significant” blaze’ which destroyed the multi-million pound chemistry building.
Fires caused by extreme heat (2013)
This clip is from 2013 and shows that even the UK can see extreme heat, resulting in fires – this shows the devastation caused by the fire in Wanstead Flats (London)
Sudbury, Suffolk – September 2015
The BBC report at the time of the fire stated: “About 20 people have been made homeless by a fire which affected 11 properties and five businesses in Sudbury, Suffolk.
One large Georgian building was destroyed in the blaze, which is thought to have begun in a nail bar. Three people were taken to hospital with minor burns and smoke inhalation.
The Station Night Club Fire
This YouTube video, which is both disturbing and tragic. It all happened in around the same amount of time as it takes to boil an egg.
In that time, toxic smoke, heat and the stampede of people toward the exits killed 100 people; 230 were injured and another 132 escaped uninjured. Many of the survivors developed post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of psychological trauma. The owners of the nightclub were also charged with involuntary manslaughter.
A former fire station first used in the 1920s has been rediscovered in the basement of an old Co-op factory after being hidden for half a century.