• Short Summary

    Flames from a burning petrol storage tank leapt 120 feet (37 metres) into the air in the Port of Amsterdam in Holland today (Thursday).

  • Description

    Flames from a burning petrol storage tank leapt 120 feet (37 metres) into the air in the Port of Amsterdam in Holland today (Thursday).

    The fire, in a tank belonging to a subsidiary of a West German company, was still blazing 12 hours after it had started.

    The blaze, which could be seen from the City of Amsterdam, threatened 60 other tanks in the area and firefighters called on fireboats as well as land based equipment.

    at least one man was injured in the blaze which was still raging late into the night.

    The cause of the fire, which followed an explosion, was not known.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA91VWPMY6N2IXJAQKNDAF87YOR
    Media URN:
    VLVA91VWPMY6N2IXJAQKNDAF87YOR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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