31st January 1953: A controlled test reveals the frightening speed with which clothes can catch fire. After only twenty seconds of contact with an electric bar heater, a dresshas become a ball of flame that would easily prove fatal to the wearer. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6394 - 10 Seconds Can Mar A Life - pub. 1953 (Photo by John Chillingworth/Picture Post/Getty Images)
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