Amazing pictures of huge fires in 26 naphtha tanks after they were struck by lightning.
Item title reads - 5 million pounds worth of naphtha in 26 huge tanks ignited by lightning flames were visible for 20 miles. California, USA (U.S.A.).
M/S of the black smoke and flames billowing from one of the tanks, the camera pans across to show others with flames and huge amounts of smoke.
Intertitle - 'Gigantic smoke plumes, visible for twenty miles, warn the oil fields to be on guard.'
Various shots as the smoke billows out, the camera pans up to show smoke clouds.