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Fire Bombs and how to deal with
Pontardawe AFS men killed
Use of Poison Gas
More FireWomen wanted
Bonfire Sequel
Superintendent Appointed
 
Fire Spotting Scheme
Safety first for Fire Fighters
New ARP Centre
Llandebie Saw Mills
Superintendent Wanted

Fire Watchers Grouse
 

Fire Watchers
Ammanford man gets George Medal
Fighting Crop Fires

Payment for Fire members

Super Applications Received

 

2nd October 1941

 

LLANDEBIE SAW MILLS .
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GUTTED BY FIRE

 

The Cambrian Saw Mills, Llandebie, owned by the Ocean Steam Navigational Company, was completely destroyed by fire this Thursday morning, and damage amounting to several thousands of pounds was caused.

The outbreak was discovered at about 4 o'clock, and the Ammanford AFS was summoned and arrived on the scene within ten minutes.

By this time, however, the whole of the building was ablaze, but great work was done by the personnel under the direction of Column Commander Ward and Mr. Stanley Owen in preventing the conflagration from spreading.

In addition to the machinery, building and timber, two or three lorries were completely burnt out.

The fire was got under control about 7 a.m. the cause of the fire is unknown.

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