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Windsor Castle fire

Title
Windsor Castle fire
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
4 Dec 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:04:15
Description
Report on the fire at Windsor Castle 2 weeks ago and the investigation report into the causes. With interviews shortly after the fire with the Duke of York, Prince Andrew on helping to remove antiques from the building; divisional fire officer Mike Clement-Green on getting the fire under control; Roger Carter eyewitness account; Heritage Secretary Peter Brooke offering condolences to the Royals. The fire is believed to have been caused by a spotlight situated too close to a curtain and Denny Daniels from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents voices a warning. Report by Oni Bhattacharya. For Drivetime show.
Contributors
Peter Brooke; Prince Andrew; Oni Bhattacharya; Mike Clement-Green; Roger Carter; Denny Daniels
Keywords
Reports; Fires; Royal family; Royalty; Fire safety; Historic buildings; Windsor Castle; Palaces; Drivetime (radio programme); Castles

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