While the fire-brigade didn’t have mains water and high-tech inflammable clothing, it would have had enthusiasm. Medieval towns people well knew the risk of fire, and it can be expected that in a big place like Toledo, all the nearby inhabitants would have dropped everything to help put it out. Luckily the lack of thatch and timber will help them on this occasion, and maybe those amphoras didn’t have oil in them after all.
These images are the first draft of the upcoming release of Mayor: the case of the theftless thief, series 1 of the Mayor series. Check out the Mayor playlist on Spotify.
graphica – fantastica – medieval