• Short Summary

    IN WEST GERMANY - A TWO-DAY BATTLE TO PLUG ESCAPING NATURAL GAS FROM A BORE AT KIRCHWEYHE NEAR BREMEN.

  • Description

    1.
    SV NAME OF WORKS PAN...TO INSTALLATION. (2 SHOTS).
    0.11

    2.
    CU TWISTED PIPE.
    0.18

    3.
    SV FIREMEN TURN OVER DAMAGED VEHICLE PAN TO PIPE.
    0.27

    4.
    CU DAMAGE.
    0.28

    5.
    SV AMBULANCE.
    0.32

    6.
    SV AMBULANCE MOVES OFF.
    0.36

    7.
    LV GAS INSTALLATION.
    0.42



    Initials JRG/S/WH/LW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN WEST GERMANY - A TWO-DAY BATTLE TO PLUG ESCAPING NATURAL GAS FROM A BORE AT KIRCHWEYHE NEAR BREMEN. THOUSANDS OF CUBIC METRES SPURTED OUT THROUGH THE BORING AND THREATENED A NEARBY VILLAGE WITH DEADLY FUMES...

    THERE WAS SOME DAMAGE CAUSED TO THE BORING INSTALLATIONS BUT THERE WERE NO CASUALTIES AMONG THE WORKERS AT THE BOREHEAD.

    AMBULANCES STOOD BY ROUND THE CLOCK WITH THE EVER PRESENT THREAT OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION BUT AFTER A LONG STRUGGLE, DRILLING EXPERTS PLUGGED THE LEAKING BORE, AND VILLAGERS AROUND HEAVED A SIGH OF RELIEF AS THE AIR CLEARED AGAIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA57ROC2LRG171O8201KEGK6EX4
    Media URN:
    VLVA57ROC2LRG171O8201KEGK6EX4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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