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...
Bradford 5c to $1 Store
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The Bradford 5c to $1 store prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street W. which damaged the building.
Bradford Businesses Destroyed by Fire
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Firemen attempt to put out the fire that destroyed five businesses on Holland Street in Bradford. The businesses that were caught in the fire were Breen's Refrigeration Service, Evan's Men's and Boy's Wear, Model Bakery, Bradford 5 cents to $1.00 ...
Bradford Firemen Did Tremendous Service
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"While not disparaging the splendid service and fine co-operation of the firemen from neighbouring municipalities, in the battle to save Bradford from more extensive damage from fire last Wednesday, the brunt of the long hours of the fight, and th...
Breen Refrigeration Service
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The Breen Refrigeration Service store prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street W. which damaged the building.
Building Plans and Fire Losses Estimated
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"Owners of businesses destroyed in last Wednesday's fire are making arrangements to carry on business in temporary quarters and are planning a building program. According to present plans, a fine new business block will rise this year on the site ...
Canadian Bank of Commerce
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The Canadian Bank of Commerce prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street West. This building was saved due to its fire wall on the left of the photograph.
Evans' Men and Boys Wear
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The Evans' Men and Boys Wear store prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street W. which damaged the building.