• Short Summary

    Red Adair and team of fire fighters attack natural gas fire in Sahara Desert.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Desert Inferno".

    Famous fire fighter Red Adair attacks natural gas fire in Sahara Desert.

    Various shots natural gas well which is on fire, the mangled melted derrick is on the ground around it. A bulldozer clears the wreckage. Various shots hoses being played on and around the well. Various C/Us men dismantling derrick wreckage while the hoses are in operation. C/U the mouth of the well showing the flames and gas. Various shots bulldozer dragging twisted metal away from the well. Various C/Us engineers talking - including Red Adair? Various shots animated diagram showing how the fire fighters are attacking the well: they plan to detonate explosives over the fire to blow out the flames. More shots burning well.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1711.11
    Media URN:
    53158
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:23:00 / 01:13:58:00
    Canister:
    62/12

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