1999_06.10_BELLINGHAM FIRE_AP_InvestigateWest

Vintage photo depicting a cloud of smoke rising over houses in Bellingham, Washington.

A 30,000 foot cloud of black smoke billows from Whatcom Creek after a gasoline pipeline leaked into the creek and was somehow ingnited Thursday, June 10, 1999, in Bellingham, Washington. Two young boys were reported badly burned.(AP Photo /Bellingham Herald, Angela Lee Holstrom)

Photo by Angela Lee Holstrom, originally from AP Photo/Bellingham Herald
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