Fire up the Mayor of London...!

We know a lot about what happened in 1666 thanks to the diary of Samuel Pepys, who lived in London at the time of the Great Fire. But could anything have been done to stop the fire growing big enough to destroy the capital city? Perhaps if Sir Thomas Bludworth, Lord Mayor at the time, had taken a bit more responsibility...

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