• Short Summary

    Hundreds of people gathered in the industrial area of Nairobi in Kenya on Thursday (November 30) as piles of paint cans caught fire outside a factory - threatening a major explosion.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Firemen at engine & flames (2 shots)
    0.14

    2.
    SV Fire engine
    0.16

    3.
    CU Fire Chief talking on radio
    0.17

    4.
    LV & SV Firemen playing water on fire (2 shots)
    0.30

    5.
    GV Crowd watching as traffic held up in background
    0.35

    6.
    GV & SV Foam being played on fire (2 shots)
    0.53

    7.
    SV PAN Police and firemen (2 shots)
    1.04

    8.
    SV Firemen using foam and PAN TO Cans
    1.15



    Initials ESP/1830 ESP/1842



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Hundreds of people gathered in the industrial area of Nairobi in Kenya on Thursday (November 30) as piles of paint cans caught fire outside a factory - threatening a major explosion.

    As the flames swept along the factory walls, firefighters and police liased by radio to control the blaze - and to move several petrol tankers parked nearby.

    The danger to the tankers was eliminated when firemen brought the blaze under control after about 40 minutes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABUWF9JBU93UFCLOFBVZX5XHBU
    Media URN:
    VLVABUWF9JBU93UFCLOFBVZX5XHBU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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