• Short Summary

    IN PATTERSON, NEW JERSEY A SERIES OF GAS EXPLOSIONS AND FIRE RIPPED THROUGH A THREE-STORY TEXTILE DYEING PLANT ON MONDAY KILLING ONE PERSON AND INJURING 28.

  • Description

    1.
    AIR V Smoke pours from building.
    0.10

    2.
    AIR V Fire hoses on to burning building. (3 shots).
    0.20

    3.
    CU Firemen PAN to hose spraying water on fire.
    0.24

    4.
    GV fire hoses onto building.
    0.27

    5.
    GV Ditto, part of wall collapsing.
    0.33

    6.
    GV Crane demolishing building.
    0.41

    7.
    GV Fire hoses onto building.
    0.48

    8.
    GV. Ditto.
    0.56

    9.
    SV PAN from Firemen standing in water to wrecked building.
    1.07

    10.
    GV Fire tender partly wrecked.
    1.13



    Initials JRG/N/AW/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN PATTERSON, NEW JERSEY A SERIES OF GAS EXPLOSIONS AND FIRE RIPPED THROUGH A THREE-STORY TEXTILE DYEING PLANT ON MONDAY KILLING ONE PERSON AND INJURING 28.

    THE TOLL WOULD HAVE BEEN MUCH HIGHER, BUT MANY OF THE FACTORY'S 100 EMPLOYEES HAD LEFT THE BUILDING FOR LUNCH.SEVERAL PRIVATE HOMES ON THE THREE-LINED STREET WERE ALSO DAMAGED BY FIRE.

    FLAMES SHOT HIGH IN THE AIR AND THE THICK, BLACK SMOKE WAS VISIBLE FOR MILES AROUND.THE FLAMES WERE FED BY CHEMICAL STORED IN THE FACTORY.

    ALL AVAILABLE FIRE AND EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT RUSHED TO THE SCENE.ONE FIRE TRUCK WAS DAMAGED WHEN A SMALL WALL COLLAPSED, AND FIVE FIREMEN INJURED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1M7RFFHBR6F8VMASWRC4W25AV
    Media URN:
    VLVA1M7RFFHBR6F8VMASWRC4W25AV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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