• Short Summary

    Rescue squads work to get trapped motorists out of the Holland Tunnel, Manhattan's chief underwater highway to New Jersey, after a trailer of chemicals explodes midway through

  • Description

    USA: New York: New York City: Hudson River: Holland Tunnel:
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    FIRES lorry full of chemicals bursts into flames in the Holland Tunnel, Manhattan's chief underwater highway. Rescue squads battle against flames and no one is killed


    NEW YORK Lorry with chemicals aboard bursts into flames in the Holland Tunnel - Manhattan's chief underwater highway. Rescue squads battle for hours and no one is killed.


    TUNNEL Fire in Holland Tunnel - Manhattan's chief waterway. Chemical lorry busts into flames and rescue squads fight to free motorists in tunnel


    Disasters and Accidents; United States of America

    Manhattan, Jersey City, Hudson River, fire, fumes
    Background: Rescue squads work to get trapped motorists out of the Holland Tunnel, Manhattan's chief underwater highway to New Jersey, after a trailer of chemicals explodes midway through

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8KA8Y9BPP47BGKIWY0QK2999D
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KA8Y9BPP47BGKIWY0QK2999D
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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