Today marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, which  engulfed 13,200 houses, 87 parish churches, as well as St paul’s Cathedral and left 70,000 of 80,000 inhabitants without a home. Yet, historians can only verify six recorded deaths, despite the fire blazing for three days having started in a bakery on Pudding Lane.

So what were the fire safety failures that helped to fuel it?  An article on the IFSEC website highlights what is believed to either help accelerate the blaze, or what wasn’t done to help contain the blaze.

Click here to view the full article on the IFSEC website.