20/11/1952 : Three men burnt at Mitcham Smelting Works


Three men sustained burns on the face when a paraffin pressure burner exploded at the premises of Mitcham Smelting Works, Redhouse Road, Beddington, on Thursday.

The injured men. Mr. A. O. Steptoe, Eastfields Road, Mitcham, and two others, were allowed to go home after treatment at Wilson Hospital.

Source: Mitcham News & Mercury, 20th November, 1952, page 1

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