Director : James Williamson Production Company : Williamson Kinematograph Company Region : SOUTH EAST E-L
The fire brigade rescue a family from a house fire.
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fire101. A policeman on his beat discovers a house fire and attempts to alert the residents. Ivy Lodge, Hove , East Sussex.
fire101n. Ivy Lodge was already derelict at the time of filming and was demolished shortly after. Now 25 Vallance Gardens stands on the site. (Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2017)
fire102. The policeman raises the alarm at the fire station. Hove Fire Brigade Station, 85 George Street, Hove.
fire102n. The fire brigade moved to a new station in 1926. (Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2017)
fire102a. More of the Fire Station at Hove.
fire102an. Ian Lacey contacted us with this image adding that it was taken in 1903 with, more than likely, the men who were in the J. Williamson film. He continues "In 1994 I lived in the flat above the Bistro. The windows were the same as in the old photo and the coat of arms above them are still there". (Modern Photo Added: 25-04-2017)
fire103. The horses are hitched to the fire engine.
fire103n. The building is now a café. (Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2017)
fire104. The fire engine dashes to the rescue. St Aubyns, Hove.
fire104n. The southern end of St Aubyns now, with the modern day addition of parked cars. (Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2017)
fire105. The family is rescued from the house and the fire is extinguished. Ivy Lodge was also seen in 'Attack On A China Mission' (1900).
fire105n. The action took place at the side of Ivy Lodge, which is now the passageway between these two houses. (Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2017)