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LCC-LFB - A lowered theatre safety curtain Featured 1964 Print

LCC-LFB - A lowered theatre safety curtain

A safety curtain is a fire safety precaution used in large proscenium arch theatres. It is usually a heavy fibreglass or iron curtain located immediately behind the proscenium arch. Asbestos-based materials were originally used to manufacture the curtain, before the dangers of asbestos were discovered. The safety curtain is sometimes referred to as an iron in British theatres, regardless of the actual construction material. Showing the curtain in the lowered position

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

LCC-LFB Brigade finals of the Technical Quiz Featured 1964 Print

LCC-LFB Brigade finals of the Technical Quiz

Each year a technical quiz competition was held in the Brigade. First were the Divisional heats that led to the Brigade finals involving the top team of each of the four Divisions. The finals were conducted in the Lecture Room at Brigade headquarters. The winning team that year came from Burdett Road fire station

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library