"Heroes with grimy faces" - Sir Winston Churchill

"Heroes with grimy faces" - Sir Winston Churchill

May 27, 2009

SMITHFIELD'S


Photo: www.eastlondonfirefighters.co.uk
On Jan. 23, 1958, a fire at Union Cold Storage Co. at Smithfield Market claimed the lives of two firefighters. Flames ``spread through two and a half acres of underground passage,'' according to The New York Times. The fire burned for days.

LINK TO STORY:
http://londonfirejournal.blogspot.com/2005/07/smithfield-market-1958.html