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Turning Gas Pipes into Guns

On 3 December 1962, a sulphur-laden fog brought traffic in London to a standstill and sent hospital admissions skyrocketing throughout the country. London. After years in which coal and coke fires had been the staple source of heat in most households, the days of burning coke, were almost over.From 1968, coal couldn't be burnt in city areas.

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