ASHTON, LEACH & COMBERBIRCH,
28 MARCH 1950
"Joinery works with access only from 3rd floor
on shore side. This blocked by blazing gas main.
Main attack across river. Three floors well alight on arrival. Stopped in half an hour.
Damage to main building. Adjoining inflammable buildings, including varnish shop, saved."
BETA FIRELIGHTER COMPANY
CLIFTON ROAD, PRESTWICH
29 MARCH 1950
"Material for 1 million firelighters
CLEGG'S GARAGE, MILNROW
31 MAY 1950
"Wooden building and contents lost, including vehicles garaged."
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