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Fire at Maywood Elementary School

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 1, 1979, published June 16, 1971
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 24 cm
Item No.
480-203
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of three firemen in the mist of extinguishing a fire at Maywood Elementary School. The fire gutted four classrooms as well as the school library before it was brought under control.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 1, 1979, published June 16, 1971
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-203
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of three firemen in the mist of extinguishing a fire at Maywood Elementary School. The fire gutted four classrooms as well as the school library before it was brought under control.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Buildings - Schools
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Natural Phenomena - Fires
Names
Burnaby Fire Department
Maywood Elementary School
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "SCHOOL BURNS... Burnaby firefighters douse the charred timbers of a classroom at Maywood Elementary School, 4567 Imperial, Burnaby, after an early morning fire gutted four classrooms and the school library. Cause of the two-alarm blaze is under investigation, but the fire is believed to have started in one of the classrooms. The fire was brought under control about an hour after being reported at 5:12 a.m."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4567 Imperial Street
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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