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Great Fire of London

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Great Fire of London.  The Great Fire roused interest in means of fighting fire.  In 1672, a fire engine with a leather hose, capable of spraying a jet of water in close attack on fire, was invented by a Dutchman.  Original artwork for illustration on p33 of Look and Learn issue no 245 (24 September 1966).  Lent for scanning by The Gallery of Illustration.

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