• Short Summary

    A programme to rid Youngstown, Ohio, of sub-standard dwellings is giving firemen a chance to watch houses that have been condemned as firetraps go up in flames and to enjoy the spectacle.

  • Description

    A programme to rid Youngstown, Ohio, of sub-standard dwellings is giving firemen a chance to watch houses that have been condemned as firetraps go up in flames and to enjoy the spectacle.

    Four houses were burned under the supervision of the Fire Department on orders of the City House Coordinator, Councilman McCullough Williams, Jr.

    One of the houses had been condemned for 11 years but tenants had lived in it rent-free.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9JAMZRWU0MTS9YBDJGTP1ZUWG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9JAMZRWU0MTS9YBDJGTP1ZUWG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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