2,500 gallons of petrol are poured into the Thames and set alight during oil danger tests by Port of London Authority. Isle of Grain, Kent.
Item title reads - Setting the Thames on fire! Ignition of 2,500 gallons of petrol makes awe-inspiring spectacle during oil danger tests by Port of London Authority. Isle of Grain, Kent.
Various shots as the petrol gushes into the river from a pipe. M/S of man setting fire to the petrol on a small patch of river, M/S as it spreads very quickly throwing out flames and thick black smoke as it covers the petrol soaked area. L/S of the smoke and flames billowing over a large area and filling the sky as people stand and watch.