• Short Summary

    FIRE DESTROYED A FLOATING NIGHTCLUB MOORED ON THE RIVER PLATE BESIDE BUENOS AIRES IN ARGENTINA ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    FIRE DESTROYED A FLOATING NIGHTCLUB MOORED ON THE RIVER PLATE BESIDE BUENOS AIRES IN ARGENTINA ON SUNDAY. THE BLAZE, WHICH BROKE OUT SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT, RAZED THE SHIP TO THE WATERLINE WITHIN AN HOUR.

    THE SCOTTISH BUILT CIUDAD DE CORRIENTES, 2,549 TONS, HAD BEEN MOORED ABOUT 100 METRES (110 YARDS) OFF SHORE FOR SEVERAL YEARS. IT WAS THE ONLY RESTAURANT OF IT'S TYPE IN THE ARGENTINE.

    THERE WERE OVER 300 PEOPLE ON BOARD WHEN THE FIRE BROKE OUT, BUT THEY WENT ASHORE QUICKLY, AND ONLY A FEW RECEIVED ??? INJURIES.

    ALTHOUGH ALL AVAILABLE MARITIME AND NAVAL FIGHTING EQUIPMENT WAS MOBILISED TO FIGHT THE BLAZE IN THE MORNING THE NIGHTCLUB WAS ALMOST TOTALLY DESTROYED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAZDNL77KZ0X4XRL96LZFFOYO0
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZDNL77KZ0X4XRL96LZFFOYO0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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