• Short Summary

    Firemen are searching the charred debris of the Surfside Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, for the bodies of 16 hotel quests still missing.

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    Firemen are searching the charred debris of the Surfside Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, for the bodies of 16 hotel quests still missing.The hotel was leveled by a fire early Monday morning (18 November).

    Firemen recovered eight unidentified bodies Monday.A ninth victim died of burns in Atlantic City Hospital, but 16 of the 42 persons in the hotel at the time still are missing.Fourteen others were treated for injuries.

    The fire also destroyed four other small hotels and a rooming house.It damaged an additional four buildings.Cause of the fire has not yet been determined.It apparently started in a ballroom over the hotel's boiler room.Damage is estimated at about 2 million dollars.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAESEO5Y09CPW7KW46U39H1ED64
    Media URN:
    VLVAESEO5Y09CPW7KW46U39H1ED64
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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