Liverpool's £2,000,000 Dock Blaze 1949

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    Full title reads: "Liverpool's £2,000,000 Dock Blaze".

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    MV Fire burning at night. SV Firemen in foreground with fire burning at night. CU Pan upwards of flames. LV GV aerial shot of burning warehouse in dockland. MV Aerial shot of burning warehouse in Liverpool Dockland, with firefloats pouring water on warehouse. MV Fire launches pan to smoking warehouse. MV Smoking warehouse.

    SV Firemen at work on burning rubber. MV Firemen walking over dock bridge. Ship in background. CU Rubbish floating around on water. LV Fire tower at work. LV Elevated fire appliance with hoses in water pan to Fireman trudging through water. CU Firemen trudging through water. CU Billowing smoke. MV Smoking building. SV Firemen with blackened faces.

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    01:43:59:00 / 01:45:05:00
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    1964 The World Listened fireman fire liverpool Post-war Liverpool docks and slums
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  • The fire began on 9 November 1949, finally being extinguished on the both.

    The fire occurred on Gladstone Dock.

    jamied 7th Sep 2012

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