Parish Church Roof Fire

Considerable excitement was created the parish church of this place on Sunday morning last, during the service. The flue which passes through the roof having become over-heated, and the wood-work around caught tire. By cutting portion of the lead roof and pouring water in, the fire was soon extinguished.
Source: Louth and North Lincolnshire Advertiser – Saturday 28 March 1863

Note: The Parish Church was St Clement’s.

St Clement's Church Skegness

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