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Bill Quay Fire 142 years ago
Posted by N44 on November 12, 2020, 9:47 am
Today 12th Nov 1878 , owing to exceptionally heavy snowfall, it took the Newcastle Fire Engine 3 hours to get to a fire at Bill Quay Paint Works, by which time £6000 of damage had been caused.
(From Richard Jennings's booklet on Felling)
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