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Wharf Mill Fire

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The cast iron pillars still standing tall after the fire
Photo: Brian Thurston
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Item #: 1482
At 2.20am on 29th July, 2003, a blaze started at Wigan's best known furniture business, Elizabeth Furnishings. The fire quickly spread through Wharf Mill and the building was gutted and later had to be demolished.

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