Shoreditch house explodes due to gas leak

Title
Shoreditch house explodes due to gas leak
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Apr 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:39
Description
Report on an explosion at a flat in Hackney Road, Shoreditch, east London, possibly due to a gas leak. No one was injured, and the police and fire service attended, with the police suspecting a bomb because of a warning received by the Daily Mail. Includes interview with police spokesman David Rangecroft and eyewitness Maurice(?) Marson(?). Male reporter not identified. (Two bodies were later discovered in the burnt-out building).
Contributors
David Rangecroft; Maurice(?) Marson(?)
Keywords
London; Terrorism; Policing practice; Houses; Fire services; Bombs; Explosions; Gas explosions; Shoreditch

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