• Short Summary

    HACKNEY'S, THE INTERNATIONALLY-KNOWN SEA FOOD RESTAURANT IN ATLANTIC CITY, WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE ON THURSDAY.RALPH?

  • Description

    HACKNEY'S, THE INTERNATIONALLY-KNOWN SEA FOOD RESTAURANT IN ATLANTIC CITY, WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE ON THURSDAY.RALPH HACKNEY, ONE OF THE OWNERS, ESTIMATED THE LOSS AT 1 1/2 MILLION DOLLARS.THE RESTAURANT WILL BE REBUILT.

    THE BLAZE BEGAN IN THE KITCHEN AT 1 A.M.FIREMEN POURED ON THOUSAND OF GALLONS OF WATER IN A FUTILE ATTEMPT TO SAVE THE LANDMARK.HOMES IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA WERE EVACUATED, BUT FIREMEN MANAGED TO CONTAIN THE FLAMES TO THE BLOCK-LONG RESTAURANT ON THE SEA-FRONT.

    THE RESTAURANT, WHICH SEATS 3,000 DINERS, WAS ALMOST EMPTY AT THE TIME.NO ONE WAS HURT.HACKNEY'S MARKED ITS 51ST ANNIVERSARY LAST JUNE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9ART0ILQD4WZRV2GHVXL3KB8B
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ART0ILQD4WZRV2GHVXL3KB8B
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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