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$3 M Blaze

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  • 1988-05-03

"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...

Bradford Gazette

1862 Fire Inquest

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  • 1862-07-03

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. "Fire Inquest On Friday morning last...

South Simcoe Times

1871 Bradford Fire Account

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  • 1871-05-22

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...

Libbie Campbell

Bradford Businesses Destroyed by Fire

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  • 1959-02

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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  • 1959-02-18

"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...

Bradford Witness

Breen Refrigeration Service

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  • 1959

The Breen Refrigeration Service store prior to the 1959 fire on Holland Street W. which damaged the building.

Tweedsmuir History

Building Plans and Fire Losses Estimated

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  • 1959-02-18

"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 ...

Bradford Witness

D. James Good Dry Goods Store

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  • 1862-07-03

"Fire, Fire, Fire! I have pleasure in stating that I shall soon make arrangements, for the purpose of disposing of the Dry Goods saved from the Fire of the 24th ult. The Goods are in excellent condition and will be sold At and Less than Cost, for ...

South Simcoe Times

Fire Destroys Five Stores on Bradford's Holland Street

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  • 1959-02

"Fire leveled five stores, and the dwellings above them last Wednesday afternoon. The alarm sounded at 1:10 o'clock and destroyed were Harry's Meat Market, the Model Bakery, Evan's Men's and Boy's Wear, Breen's Refrigeration Service and the Bradfo...

Tweedsmuir History

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