FIRE DESTROYS G.I. HOUSING At the Palace Heights military housing community in Tokyo, American servicemen and their families escape a giant fire caused by an exploding gas stove. Fire fighters train hoses on the blaze as it races through the Quonset homes.
Date: January 9, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:25:00, With Audio
WRECK OF THE TORREY CANYON TANKER The oil tanker Torrey Canyon crashes off the coast of Cornwall, England and oil leaks into the sea. Emergency teams from the Royal Navy and RAF use explosives to keep the oil on fire to prevent it from reaching the beach.
Date: March 31, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:12:00, With Audio
FIERY PLANE CRASH In Austin, Texas, jet reconnaissance planes strike a power line during a crash landing at Bergstrom Air Force Base. The crash and resulting fire cause the death of two crewmen and extensive property damage.
Date: April 28, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:40:00, No Audio
DESTRUCTIVE PIER FIRE IN WEEHAWKEN An inferno blazes into the night as a fire breaks on out on a railroad pier in Weehawken, New Jersey, one of the most expensive and damaging fires in the history of NYC. Fire teams from all over the state arrive to battle the destructive fire.
Date: January 8, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:43:00, With Audio
FIRE DESTROYS THE SS JOHN ERICSSON A massive fire from a shorted circuit breaks out on the former troopship SS John Ericsson, endangering the nearby Queen Elizabeth. Fire fighters arrive to battle the blaze but it may be too late to salvage the ship.
Date: March 8, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:44:00, With Audio
MINE EXPLOSION DEMONSTRATION In an effort to understand the Centralia disaster, the Bureau of Mines conducts demonstrations of coal mine explosions in Bruceton, Pennsylvania. Giant balls of fire pour out of the mine entrances.
Date: April 28, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:43:00, With Audio
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