Teynham and Lynsted Fire Brigade Reports
1916 to 1937

3. Rushit House [Rushett]

Teynham and Lynsted Brigade - Fire Reports
Date May 6th 1917  
Time of Call 2.5 PM  
Place Rushit House  
Description of Premises Large House & Buildings  
Tenant Capt. J Howard RN  
Owner Capt. J Howard RN  
Estimated Loss £2000  
Insurance Building Insurance Office
    Norwich Union
  Contents Insurance Office
    Norwich Union
Estimated Value of Property at risk £3500  
Cause of Fire Defective Flue in Bedroom  
Water Supply Rain Water Tanks  
How Called Police  
Appliances and men Present Using own Motor 7 men & 2 officers  
How Extinguished. Number of lines of hose used, and C. Water Pumped from Sittingbourne Steamer 7 PM Returned to Station
Expenses incurred Nil  
General remarks as to damage, and c.    
Date May 6 1917  
Signed A E Ferris  

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