• Short Summary

    Three miles north of Boston a complex of chemical storage tanks filled with mineral spirits blew up.

  • Description

    Three miles north of Boston a complex of chemical storage tanks filled with mineral spirits blew up.The blazing chemicals sent sheets of fire high into the sky and was seen 20-miles away.Hundreds of fire companies in the surrounding area poured into Somerville to fight the fire, but all they could do was control the spreading danger from encompassing nearby factories.Ten tanks went up in the spectacular explosion.There were no injuries.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACMHUUL3ZX4VPIVC05EPOA2CFI
    Media URN:
    VLVACMHUUL3ZX4VPIVC05EPOA2CFI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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