People are evacuated when a big fire at a timber yard threatens nearby houses. Barking.
Item title reads - Wood fire inferno.
Barking, Greater London.
L/S of the burning timber yard with houses in foreground. Various shots of flames from the timber yard towering above building. M/S fireman at top of escape ladder using hose, the flames leap high above the building. C/U's fireman with hose. Various shots of the burning wood stacks. M/S of the row of houses from which families had to be evacuated, hoses are being directed on the roofs of the houses. M/S people who have left their homes standing in the street watching the fire. C/U small girl, pan to bundle of possessions. M/S various objects which the people have taken from their homes and put in the street. C/U two women in the street. M/S young boys with an elderly woman. C/U woman. M/S interior of Gascoyne Road School where the evacuated families are being given mattresses and blankets. C/U woman holding beaker and some food. M/S helpers taking mattresses from a pile. M/S of the burning timber yard.