Dramatic footage of an oil gusher on fire in middle of Santa Fe oil district, California, USA.
Item title reads - Like a mighty torch. Burning oil gusher, in heart of Santa Fe Oil District does immense damage. California, America (USA, U.S.A.).
L/S of the fire blazing up from the gushers. L/S of the fire and men in front, various shots as the flames shoot upwards, M/S as one of the rigs begins to lean and topples over on its side. People stand and watch as fire-fighters rally round. M/S of rig falling again.
Intertitle - 'Roaring into the night!'
L/S as the flames burn upwards lighting up the night and the surrounding rigs.