• Short Summary

    Two people died in a fire in a recently built 50-storey New York office building last night.

  • Description

    Two people died in a fire in a recently built 50-storey New York office building last night. The two casualties of the fire were suffocated when they were trapped in the life system.

    The building, in the financial district of New York, has become the subject of official investigations. Small windows and poor ventilation have been blamed for the two deaths.

    Hospitals in the area treated 22 people for smoke inhalation suffered in the fire, which broke out on the 33rd floor. Two lifts stalled near the 29th and 40th floors, trapping the occupants.

    SYNOPSIS: Fire last night (Wednesday) in a fifty-storey New York skyscraper building. The fire broke out on the thirty-third floor, and two people were suffocated when lifts stalled between floors. Firemen rescued another twenty-two people from the burning building, and they were treated for smoke inhalation in nearby hospitals.

    The building, in the financial district of New York, has become the subject of official investigations. Small windows and poor ventilation have been blamed for the deaths.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADQE4W3XT5MAJHM7VAHHU1ZF5X
    Media URN:
    VLVADQE4W3XT5MAJHM7VAHHU1ZF5X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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