$3 M Blaze
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"Firefighters battle stubborn 7-hour blaze which ripped through industrial complex last Friday afternoon
On April 28, 1988 at approximately 2:20 p.m., a major fire broke out in an industrial complex on Bridge Street (Hwy. 11) in the Town of Bradf...
1862 Fire Inquest
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This article relates to the fire of Bradford on June 24th, 1862, which originated in an unknown stable in the main city sector. There is no lasting record of a newspaper published during the week of the fire.
On Friday morning last...
South Simcoe Times
1871 Bradford Fire Account
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An article about a highly destructive fire that swept through Holland Street, destroying multiple buildings, businesses and homes. The original article appeared in the May 22nd, 1871 edition of the Toronto Daily Telegraph and was reprinted in 1901...
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Newspaper article from 1886 about a fire that destroyed buildings on the town's main thoroughfare and the fire suppression efforts of firefighters and citizens.
1959 Fire - Bradford Fire Department
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"This week's photo, courtesy of the Bradford Fire Department, depicts the fire in February of 1959 which destroyed a large block of the downtown section, from Evans and Evans to the police department. The fire swept through several businesses, unp...
73 Simcoe Road
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The house currently located at 73 Simcoe Road was built by Morton in 1995 . The original structure at this site was destroyed by fire. It had been the home of Ernest (Boo) Rogers and his wife and children (Frank, Eric, Florence, Amos, Jacqueline, ...
Before the 1959 Fire
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An undated photo found in the Bradford Witness of Holland Street prior to the 1959 fire which destroyed some of these businesses. The two buildings on the left of the photo were damaged by fire, with the far left one completely destroyed.
Blaze destroys apartment
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"No cause has yet been determined for a stubborn blaze which broke out in a house at 16 John Street East in Bradford last Tuesday.
The Bradford Fire Department was called out at about 4 pm to quell the blaze which broke out in a back apartment, oc...
Bond Head Methodist Church ruins
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The third Bond Head Methodist Church after it was destroyed by fire. The fire began in a nearby garage owned by William Jardine. Residents formed a bucket brigade to put out the blaze.
Bond Head United Church Fire
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Bradford Witness newspaper article on the fire which destroyed the Bond Head United Church in 1941. From a scrapbook made by Vira Bateman.
"Almost isolated by roads which were nearly impassable, residents of Bond Head and surrounding districts yes...