Teynham and Lynsted Fire Brigade Reports
1916 to 1937

6. Sharsted (Stack Fire)

Teynham and Lynsted Brigade - Fire Reports
Date May 20th 1919  
Time of Call 5.45 PM  
Place Sharsted  
Description of Premises Stack  
Tenant Farmer De Launne  
Owner Farmer De Launne  
Estimated Loss £200  
Insurance Building Insurance Office
    Norwich Union
  Contents Insurance Office
    Norwich Union
Estimated Value of Property at risk £1000  
Cause of Fire Boys Playing With Matches  
Water Supply Mid Kent  
How Called Police  
Appliances and men Present 1000 feet Hose & Appliance  7 Men & 2 Officers  
How Extinguished. Number of lines of hose used, and C. Using Hydrant Newnham St. 10PM return to station and 2 Men all night
Expenses incurred Telegram 1/-    Refs 8/-  
General remarks as to damage, and c. Faversham Manual arrived and I wired for Sittingbourne Steamer  
Date May 20th 1919  
Signed A E Ferris  

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