Hidden fire station found frozen in time in Black Country factory
The room, at the Alan Nuttall Partnership factory in Hall Street, Dudley, was discovered by staff. It appears to be unchanged for 60 years.
The room contains perfectly preserved uniforms, with the names of the wearers chalked above them. Scrawled names include I Silk, W Price and A Round.
Documents suggest the items date back to the early 1950s, when the local Co-op, which had its own fire brigade, operated from the building. The shopfitting firm moved into the Hall Street site in 1986, but many corners have been left unexplored until now.
A gas mask and neatly rolled-up canvas hoses are... read more
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