• Short Summary

    FOREST FIRES HAVE BROKEN OUT IN SEVERAL PLACES IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND IT IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN THEM IF THE MISTRAL PICKS UP STRENGTH AGAIN.

  • Description

    FOREST FIRES HAVE BROKEN OUT IN SEVERAL PLACES IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND IT IS EXPECTED TO BE DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN THEM IF THE MISTRAL PICKS UP STRENGTH AGAIN.

    YESTERDAY (MONDAY) VIOLENT MISTRAL WINDS OF UP TO 120 KILOMETRES AND HOUR (70 MILES AND HOUR) WHIPPED UP A BLAZE IN THE DENSELY WOOD AIX-EN-PROVENCE REGION BEHIND MARSEILLES. ANOTHER FIRE HAS SO FAR DEVASTATED BRUSHWOOD BETWEEN CASSIS AND LA CIOTAT, TO THE EAST, CUTTING OFF SEVERAL ROADS.

    SO FAR THE ONLY CASUALTIES FROM THE OUTBREAK OF FIRES HAVE BEEN SOME SOLDIERS WHO WERE INJURED WHEN THEIR TRUCK OVERTURNED ON ITS WAY TO ASSIST THE FIREMEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5JIFHTWLK74EYLO8B5IOVD7CJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5JIFHTWLK74EYLO8B5IOVD7CJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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