It has been 30 years since the infamous fire that tore through the city's heart. We searched through our old negatives and found a bunch of previously unpublished images taken at the site in 1985.
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THE geographical scars are long-healed, but memories of the Reid's fire burn on in many Ipswich residents to this day.
IN celebration of 150 years of firefighting in Ipswich, the QT and QFES will present a series of four videos over the next four weeks.
THERE are some events in history that people can remember exactly where they were when it happened. For many Ipswich residents that day is August 17, 1985.
WITH Monday marking exactly 30 years since Reids went up in flames, readers took to social media to share their memories of Ipswich's historic department store.
RETIRED firefighter Athol Harding will never forget the inferno that changed Ipswich forever.