Catalogue description Ministry of Home Security: Fire Services, London Region

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Details of HO 209
Reference: HO 209
Title: Ministry of Home Security: Fire Services, London Region

Files of No.5 (London) Region, National Fire Service, including some correspondence and papers of the London Fire Brigade, relating largely to the supply of water for fire fighting purposes.

Date: 1939-1945
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Ministry of Home Security, Fire Services, London Region, 1941-1948

Physical description: 14 file(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

In 1941 a National Fire Service was established under the direct control of the Home Office and the Scottish Office, but in 1948 it was disbanded and fire services reverted to local authority control under the supervision of the two departments.

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