• Short Summary

    One person died, five were missing and at least twenty injured after a gas explosion levelled a three-storey apartment building in the business district of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania on Wednesday (21 February).

  • Description

    One person died, five were missing and at least twenty injured after a gas explosion levelled a three-storey apartment building in the business district of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania on Wednesday (21 February).

    Workmen on a nearby construction site had reported a gas leak. The explosion happened shortly after repairmen arrived and one repairman was among the injured.

    Rescuers and firemen worked throughout the afternoon helping the injured and fighting the fires which broke out.

    One body was recovered. At least two of the five missing were children.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE57VEZCV0EGTMHA5K6ZUW3Z9A
    Media URN:
    VLVAE57VEZCV0EGTMHA5K6ZUW3Z9A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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