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A fire in Ostankino TV tower

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27 August 2000. At 15:08 in the control center if the Metropolitan Fire Service a message arrives about a fire in the antenna part of the Ostankino TV tower. 10 minutes later the firemen are on the scene, as well as rescue workers from EMERCOM. As it turned out later, there was a fire at around the 450 meter mark, caused by a short-circuit in the high-voltage cables, which lead to their sheaths catching fire. Around 7 p.m. in the evening news arrives that at an altitude of 225 meters an elevator is stuck. In its cabin are three passengers. Rescuers are immediately sent up, but they cannot go higher than 220 meters.

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The Most Shocking Videos-2

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Entertainment program, Caught on Tape, Shocking

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Moscow, rescue, shocking, entertainment, fire, Russia, Ostankino TV tower, fall, Caught on tape, passenger, 27 august 2000, fireman, short-circuit, high-voltage cables, elevator

Details

ID:#0118001002
Date:2011-03-16
Duration:00:02:57
Language:english
Dialogues:yes
Views:3495
Record format:SD
Dimension:720x576
Video standard:PAL
Format video:4:3