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Verkerks explosion

Firefighters attending to an explosion at Verkerks Butchers at 196 Armagh Street on the corner with Manchester Street.

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Collection 1974 Star photographs

Fatal explosion at Verkerks

Fire prevention officer, J. F. Hegarty inspecting the fire damage following a fatal explosion at Verkerks Butchery at 196 Armagh Street.

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Collection 1974 Star photographs

Verkerks employees cleaning up

Employees of Verkerks Butchery, Stephen Katsaras (left), Andrew Edwards and Vincent Tikao, clean up after a fatal explosion at their site at 196 Armagh Street.

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Collection 1974 Star photographs

Gas works damaged roof

Aftermath of explosion in the booster section of of the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.

Date 1974-06-12
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Collection 1974 Star photographs