A gas explosion destroys houses in Gateshead.
Full title reads: "Gateshead. Peace Hath Her Heroes No Less Renowned Than War. 6 Killed and 17 injured in terrible gas explosion - 67 year old William Devonport shielded his baby grandson with his body till released, and then fell dead!"
Pan across devastated house, blown up in a gas explosion. Men are working in the rubble and people are watching the excavations. Various shots of damage to houses. Various shots of men clearing debris.