News uk home news bradford city stadium fire: the untold stories of the 1985 fire that devastated valley parade thirty years after football's 'forgotten tragedy', the truth of what exactly. Bbc sport looks back at the bradford city fire disaster that claimed the lives of 56 spectators when a stand became engulfed in flames on 11 may 1985. Bradford city fire disaster remembered people didn't die because of fires at football grounds it was unprecedented those are the words of david pendleton, a survivor of the bradford city fire. Next year will mark the 30th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in the history of british football on 11 may 1985 a fire erupted in the midst of a third-division tie between bradford city and lincoln city at valley parade, killing 54 home supporters and two lincoln fans. A distraught briton who was in the stadium during the bradford city fire, which killed 56 football fans, has attacked a “mind-bogglingly inaccurate” bbc documentary that claims his uncle.
Warning - thread horrific stadium fire, 56 dead might contain content that is not suitable for all ages by clicking on continue you confirm that you are 18 years and over note: to turn off these warnings you need to set the 'safe mode' to off (on the top right. Rip all who died in 1985 from the bradford city fire 6,024 likes 3 talking about this rip all the people who died from young 11 to old 86 xxx. Whatever you are doing today, stop for a minute of reflection around 340pm, when the bradford city fire took hold, and be thankful that we watch football matches in relative safety these days.
Bradford city were playing lincoln city when the fire killed 54 bradford fans and two lincoln supporters the lord mayor of bradford and the mayor and mayoress of lincoln attended the service. The 30th anniversary of the bradford fire continues to stir up memories for those, like me, who witnessed a tragedy almost without precedent i had just turned 17 and was an occasional visitor to. City of bradford, pennsylvania, departmental contacts, powerserve, departmental contacts.
Bradford city stadium fire's wiki: the bradford city stadium fire was the worst fire disaster in the history of football it occurred during a league match in front of record numbers of spectators, on saturday, 11 may 1985, killing 56 and injuring at least 265the valley parade stadium, lo. On saturday 11th may 1985, 10,000 spectators traveled to valley parade, the home of bradford city football team for the lincoln city match the ticket holders were not aware of what was to come just before half time, a fire started in the east stand that was holding just over 2000 football fans. City of bradford, pennsylvania, home, powerserve, welcome welcome to the city of bradford’s website we would like to introduce our town a town that offers unhurried simplicity, affordable living and a friendly atmosphere. The bradford city stadium fire occurred during an english league third division match between bradford city and lincoln city on saturday, 11 may 1985, killing 56 and injuring at least 265 the valley parade stadium, long-established home to bradford city football club, was known for its antiquated design and facilities, including the wooden roof of the main stand.
Police investigating the bradford city fire, which killed 56 football fans, knew who dropped the cigarette thought to have started the blaze, according to a new documentary. Bradford city on the day of the fire were sponsored by the council and across the shirt the slogan was ‘bradford myth-breakers’ well, there are a lot of myths that need to be broken”. Bradford city association football club is a professional football club in bradford, west yorkshire, england, which plays in league one, the third tier of english football.
Health and safety - the bradford city football fire m3 – the health, safety and security issues that occurred within the bradford fire were that the stands were wooden and smoking was allowed as this was allowed, this may be how the fire started. The bradford city stadium fire was a stadium disaster that occurred during an english league third division fixture between bradford city and lincoln city on saturday, 11 may 1985, killing 56 and injuring at least 265. The bradford city stadium fire was the worst fire disaster in the history of footballit occurred during a league match, on saturday, 11 may 1985, killing 56 and injuring at least 265 ackroyd, john douglas 32 baildon.