Texas Oil Fire 1947

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Texas City, United States of America (USA).

    LS Aerial view of the terrible fire raging with the white oil storage drums visible round the rim of the fire.

    MS Chemicals flaring up as the fire reaches them.

    CU Smoke, studded with flame billowing up.

    LS Rescue workers getting stretchers ready etc.

    MS Red Cross workers preparing refreshments for rescuers.

    Various shots of flames and smoke.

    Aerial views of the fire spreading across the oil installation / refinery.

    Possibly connected with 47/32 - MD

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    British Pathé
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    01:15:05:00 / 01:16:10:00
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