• Short Summary

    A fire - cause still unknown - destroyed 4 goods sheds and did millions of francs damage at the Gare de l'est, Paris, France, May 3.

  • Description

    1.
    GV & TV Warehouses burning. Pan to firemen fighting flames


    2.
    GV Burned-out shed; firemen with hoses


    3.
    GV & CU Firemen play hoses on sheds


    4.
    2 SHOTS Firemen run with hose


    5.
    GV & LV Firemen fight fierce blaze


    6.
    GV Firemen spray goods vans


    7.
    GV Removing goods vans from approaching flames


    8.
    GV Firemen fight spreading flames




    Initials LSW/V/AW/LSW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A fire - cause still unknown - destroyed 4 goods sheds and did millions of francs damage at the Gare de l'est, Paris, France, May 3.

    Major disaster was averted by bravery of fireman and railway workers, who moved two petrol tankers threatened by flames, as well as trucks loaded with merchandise standing alongside the sheds. Operations were controlled by Paris fire-chief, Colonel Besson.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7NBV32HWG2JY54X8ATWQO8ZZW
    Media URN:
    VLVA7NBV32HWG2JY54X8ATWQO8ZZW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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