• Short Summary

    IN KOWLOON, HONG KONG, ON FRIDAY NIGHT (11TH JANUARY) A DANGEROUS FIRE SWEPT THROUGH A VILLAGE MAKING MORE THAN 3,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS.

  • Description

    IN KOWLOON, HONG KONG, ON FRIDAY NIGHT (11TH JANUARY) A DANGEROUS FIRE SWEPT THROUGH A VILLAGE MAKING MORE THAN 3,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS.

    IN FOUR HOURS, THE FIRE DESTROYED ABOUT 700 FLIMSY SQUATTERS HUTS IN FUK WAH.FLAMES LEAPING 60 FEET HIGH COULD BE SEEN FROM MILES AROUND.

    ELEVEN FIRE ENGINES WERE RACED TO THE FIRE IN A SUCCESSFUL EFFORT TO PREVENT IT SPREADING TO MORE SQUATTERS VILLAGES NEARBY.THE FIREMEN WERE HINDERED AS THE VILLAGERS RAN SCREAMING FROM THEIR HUTS CARRYING HASTILY GATHERED BELONGINGS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA955H3JZA6JDTJD1N1SWOFXVR0
    Media URN:
    VLVA955H3JZA6JDTJD1N1SWOFXVR0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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