Kōrero: Fires and fire services

Dunedin fire, 1879 (2 o 4)

Dunedin fire, 1879

A fire that spread between buildings in Dunedin’s Octagon in 1879 killed 12 people. This engraving depicts the horror of the scene.

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State Library of Victoria
Reference: IAN01/10/79/145

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Fires and fire services - Early fire services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21868/dunedin-fire-1879 (accessed 24 July 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010