• Short Summary

    OVER 100 FIREMEN WERE TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) BATTLING A SPECTACULAR BLAZE THAT DEVASTATED A LONDON TIMBER YARD.

  • Description

    OVER 100 FIREMEN WERE TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) BATTLING A SPECTACULAR BLAZE THAT DEVASTATED A LONDON TIMBER YARD.MOST OF THE YARD'S GBP300,000 WORTH OF TIMBER STOCKS WERE DESTROYED.

    FLAMES SHOT OVER 50 FEET (ABOUT 15 METRES) INTO THE AIR, CASTING A RED GLARE OVER SOUTHERN LONDON'S SKYLINE.THE BLAZE QUICKLY SPREAD TO TIMBER LADEN BARGES MOORED IN A CANAL ALONGSIDE THE YARD.

    FIRE SERVICE OFFICIALS SUSPECT ARSON WAS THE CAUSE OF THE BLAZE.IT WAS THE THIRD FIRE TO STRIKE THE YARDS IN THE PAST TWO MONTHS.LATE TONIGHT, THE FIRE WAS STILL BLAZING FIERCELY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1DRIVGWE91LYJ7UCMI2RB6X0K
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DRIVGWE91LYJ7UCMI2RB6X0K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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