The Great London Fire II

Lead : Packed tightly together in wooden houses, the huge population of London was a victim ready for the taking by the Great Fire which consumed that ancient City in the late summer of 1666.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: The Great London Fire began in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane hard by the north end of London Bridge. At first it seemed localized and destined to be no more severe than any of London's numerous fires which would periodically eat up a street or two of the narrowly packed houses and then burn itself out.

 

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