• Short Summary

    NEW YORK - AND A SPECTACULAR FIRE ON THE CITY'S WATERFRONT. DENSE SMOKE FROM THE?

  • Description

    NEW YORK - AND A SPECTACULAR FIRE ON THE CITY'S WATERFRONT. DENSE SMOKE FROM THE BLAZE CAST A MUSHROOM-SHAPED PALL OVER MANHATTAN'S SKYLINE AS FLAMES RAGED OUT OF CONTROL AMONG WAREHOUSES ON A HUDSON RIVER PIER YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

    DOZENS OF FIRE-ENGINES FOUGHT THE BLAZE ON LAND, WHILE FIRE-BOATS TACKLED IT FROM THE HARBOUR. A STRONG WIND THREATENED TO SPREAD THE FLAMES TO ADJOINING PIERS, BUT FIREMEN GOT THE OUTBREAK UNDER CONTROL AFTER SEVERAL HOURS
    THE PIER AND TIMBER WAREHOUSES WERE DESTROYED, BUT NO CASUALTIES WERE REPORTED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1F1JXNGWQJ6CYB4SPQA9DAV6R
    Media URN:
    VLVA1F1JXNGWQJ6CYB4SPQA9DAV6R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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