• Short Summary

    Children watching firemen coping with a leak in a petrol storage tank at a garage in rue d'Oslo, 18th.

  • Description

    Children watching firemen coping with a leak in a petrol storage tank at a garage in rue d'Oslo, 18th. Arrondisement, on Saturday, 17th. May, were injured and several killed when the tank exploded.

    The children were just out from school and sighting the firemen they gathered round to watch them. Suddenly, at 11:30 a.m. the tank exploded and eye-witnesses reported seeing at least five firemen and other adults and three children taken from the ruins. Late into the afternoon rescue workers were still searching the debris for children reported missing from home.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA475FO78JXWYJC6XZK9BGKSGQJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA475FO78JXWYJC6XZK9BGKSGQJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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