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Underground fires at Aberfan

Title
Underground fires at Aberfan
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Sep 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:04:04
Description
Report on the closure of a school in Aberfan - where 114 people died in 1966 as a result of a landslide - following the discovery of underground fires. Includes interviews with local education officer Eddie Roberts; parent and school governor Peter Davies(?); parent Enos Simms(?); local MP, Ted Rowlands. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Ted Rowlands; Eddie Roberts; Peter Davies(?); Enos Simms(?)
Keywords
Fires; Wales; Schools; Safety; Coal mines; Gas fuels; Disasters (events); Aberfan tip disaster (1966); Aberfan; Pantglas Junior School

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