House Explodes in San Francisco

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from October 23rd 1969 by Ben Williams in San Francisco featuring the explosion of a residential house on the 1500 block of York Street (between Cesar Chavez Street and Peralta Avenue), caused by a gas leak. Includes interviews with witnesses, the fire service and views of property wreckage. Thanks to David Gallagher for positively identifying this location on York Street.

Type of material
archival news film
Duration
3:09
16mm, color co-magnetic silent/sound film
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Date aired
10/23/1969
Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Identifier
KPIX 100494
Views
2790

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This is York just south of Cesar Chavez (Army Street)  on the North slope of Bernal Heights.

http://www.mapjack.com/?N7vmWZM9bFSF

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