Police investigate the aftermath of an explosion in a factory.
Item title reads: "13 girl victims in terrible factory explosion."
The Dudley Port factory explosion, Tipton, West Midlands.
Various shots of policemen investigating the aftermath of an explosion. Shots of work benches and rubble outside factory. Camera pans around interior. Boxes of cartridges are seen.
Notes: the Dudley Port factory was based in Groveland Road. A naked flame from a stove sparked an explosion in the workshop where workers broke up live ammunition left over from WWI. The final death toll rose to 19 and the owner's husband, a man called Knowles, went to prison for manslaughter.