Spittal Hotel Fire

The Spittal Hotel was devastated by a fire in 1959.  Dennis Winton of the Dalmunzie Hotel managed to capture this tragic event as it unfolded.

The hotel burnt down again in 2014. As yet the archive does not have any pictures. There are currently plans to develop the hotel site by the community.

Flames devastate both floors of the Spittal.
Spittal Hotel fire 1959 reaches the roof
Someone saves a couch from the blaze.
Attempting to salvage possessions - and possibly people - before the fire spreads.
Saving what they can.
Surveying the damage.
This page was added by Sally Gingell on 17/11/2013.

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  • Sadly destroyed by fire again in 2014.

    By John Milne (18/08/2014)

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