Raising the alarm

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    Article about the Great Fire of Darlington by Chris Booth, Nothern Echo, Friday 20 May 2011. "...THE Great Fire of Darlo showed how devastating blazes could be in medieval times. It broke out on May 7, 1585, and within two hours the “most fierce and terrible fire” had burned down 273 timber houses in the High Row and Skinnergate area, making about 800 of Darlington’s population of 1,200 homeless...."
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    Northern Echo
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    Link: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/history/9040798.Raising_the_alarm/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 1 month ago
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