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

Employees Describe the Safety Features at an Oil Terminal in Montvale in Bedford County, Va.

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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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Representatives of an oil terminal list the safety measures taken at the petroleum depot in Montvale in Bedford County, Va. The safety features include an explosion-proof lighting system, electrical system, and telephone; a central switch that cuts off all power in case of an emergency; an adequate amount of fire extinguishers; exclusive access to the oil terminal; and a retaining wall in case of oil spillage. Footage shows images of the oil terminal.
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