When the Swedish oil tanker "St. Gobain" exploded in a shipbreaking yard at Inverkeithing, Fife,?
Two firemen operate hose. Pan to flames, Camera tilts up dense smoke
GV. Shot over dock of ship with smoke rising in background
CU. Part of superstructure of ship. Pan to dense smoke and tilt up to more smoke
Smoke of two firemen playing hoses on the blase
Longer shot as fireman plays hose on burning twisted wreckage
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Background: When the Swedish oil tanker "St. Gobain" exploded in a shipbreaking yard at Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland on October 15, one man was killed and four others injured.
Men working on a ship next to the tanker received the full force of the blast.
In the fire that followed the explosion, flames reached a height of the hundred feet.
Fireman from all parte of Fife fought the blase and the quayside was cordoned off in case of a further explosion, but such damage was done to the tanker before the fire was brought under control.