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Year 2: How has fire safety changed since 1666?​​​​​​​

This week, we compared what rules there were for stopping fires in 1666 to now. After the Great Fire of London, more measures were put in place for preventing fires, such as buildings being made out of brick instead of wood, and being spread away from each other. People were later hired to go around London and put out fires, thus creating the first version of the fire brigade.

The children were asked to compare instruments that were used in 1666 to those used now, to see if there is anything we would still use today.