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  • Description

    Item title reads - Fatal fire.

    Fire at whisky warehouse costs at least 19 lives. Glasgow, Scotland.

    L/S fire engines at night drawn up alongside blazing buildings, water is being sprayed onto the fire. L/S flames leaping from top of buildings. Various shots of the fire, L/S fireman at top of escape ladder. M/S looking across roof with flames licking the sky, the roof seems a mass of flame. Various shots of hoses being played on the fire.

    M/S as a wall of the warehouse collapses after an explosion, crushing men and engine underneath. Various shots as water is directed onto the buildings. M/S of a twisted part of the engine amongst the rubble. Various shots as they fight the fire. Various shots as flames leap from the building. M/S hoses being played on debris in early hours of the morning. M/S Princess Margaret visiting scene in the afternoon, M/S water hoses on the buildings. M/S of the Princess talking to an official.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52452
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1672.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:04:00 / 01:06:50:00
    Canister:
    60/27
    Sort Number:
    60/027
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Post-war Glasgow
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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