• Short Summary

    A fire which raged through a gas works in the South-Western French city of Perpignan yesterday (Wednesday) set off an explosion in a storage tank of propane gas, injuring at least 20 peoples and damaging houses.

  • Description

    A fire which raged through a gas works in the South-Western French city of Perpignan yesterday (Wednesday) set off an explosion in a storage tank of propane gas, injuring at least 20 peoples and damaging houses.

    The entire fire fighting force in Perpignan was mobilised to prevent the blaze spreading to other gas tanks and hundreds of people were evacuated from the area.

    The gas tank explosion shattered windows and tore the doors off nearby houses.

    Firemen put the blaze out after three hours.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8QBLGFT06WJQCYY6R093DPQIR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QBLGFT06WJQCYY6R093DPQIR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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