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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 April

A Cleanup Crew Repairs Damage Caused by a Water Main Burst in Roanoke, Va.; Firefighters Spray Water at the Scene of a Car Crash

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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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Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
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1 min., 16 sec.
A water main near Roanoke Memorial Hospital burst in Roanoke, Va. Cleanup crews set up yield signs around the hole in the wet pavement. Footage switches to the scene of an automobile crash in Roanoke, Va., where a tanker truck holding gasoline lies on its side and a badly damaged white sedan sits nearby. Firefighters wielding hoses spray water at the truck.
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