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On this day in 1920:
Article from the Suffolk & Essex Free Press dated October 27th 1920.
A fire took place at the Lodge Farm, Glemsford, in the old Farm House which is used for storage by Flax Productions Ltd.
The factory fire engine was quickly on the scene but owing to the difference in the connections with their hoses and those of the Urban Coucil there a was small delay, this was quickly remedied but the farmhouse was practically burnt down.
A large quantity valuable flax tow was stored in the house in bales and bags.