• Short Summary

    WITH GUY FAWKES DAY CLOSE AT HAND, A GRIM REMINDER OF FIRE HAZARDS: A SPECTACULAR BLAZE AT AN AMERICAN FIREWORKS FACTORY DURING THE WEEKEND.

  • Description

    WITH GUY FAWKES DAY CLOSE AT HAND, A GRIM REMINDER OF FIRE HAZARDS: A SPECTACULAR BLAZE AT AN AMERICAN FIREWORKS FACTORY DURING THE WEEKEND. IT HAPPENED NEAR BELLAIRE, OHIO, ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

    EXPLOSIONS SENT CLUSTERS OF FIRECRACKERS HURTLING IN THE AIR, SETTING LIGHT TO 150 ACRES OF NEARBY WOODLAND. FIREMEN WERE KEPT AT A DISTANCE FROM THE BLAZE WHEN FLAMES THREATENED A BUILDING AT THE FACTORY CONTAINING 34 TONS OF DYNAMITE.

    BUT THE FIRE BURNED AROUND THE BUILDING WITHOUT IGNITING THE DYNAMITE. ONLY REPORTED CASUALTY: A NIGHTWATCHMAN, MICHAEL COLTON, 51, WHO WAS CRITICALLY INJURED.

    (GUY FAWKES DAY IS CELEBRATED WITH FIREWORKS DISPLAYS IN BRITAIN AND MOST COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES EVERY NOVEMBER 5, MARKING THE ABORTIVE ATTEMPT BY GOV FAWKES AND OTHER CONSPIRATORS TO BLOW UP THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT WITH GUNPOWDER IN 1605.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6DX75LZU44VWIK4BJ7M5C9Z3G
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DX75LZU44VWIK4BJ7M5C9Z3G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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