• Short Summary

    A huge forest fire raging out of control north of San Francisco is giving fire-fighters a difficult time.

  • Description

    A huge forest fire raging out of control north of San Francisco is giving fire-fighters a difficult time. The site is one of the most beautiful stretches of natural wilderness on the Pacific Coast, the Big Sur country. But it's virtually inaccessible, and the fire-fighters are having to combat the flames with hand-operated equipment.

    When filmed yesterday (Wednesday), the fire was advancing along a six-mile front. There's little property in the area. But several hundred campers had to be evacuated -- and it is thought that the blaze may have been caused by an illegal camp fire. Twelve-hundred men are fighting the flames.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9S0GLZS0CAKKIVC5GPWHOT9XE
    Media URN:
    VLVA9S0GLZS0CAKKIVC5GPWHOT9XE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment