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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 December

A Farm Catches Fire in Roanoke, Va.; WSLS-TV Reporter Lee Garrett Interviews a Firefighter at the Scene

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
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1 min., 37 sec.
WSLS-TV reporter Lee Garrett interviews a firefighter at the scene of a fire at a farm in Roanoke, Va. According to the firefighter, the barn is full of hay, which makes it easy for the fire to spread. Footage shows the Roanoke Fire Department wielding hoses spraying water at the silo and barn, both enveloped in massive flames.
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