A variety of shots focusing on the earthquake and following fire that destroyed much of San Francisco in 1906. CU of buildings and debris, people walking around, police and firemen managing the problem. Cuts to footage of floods in Ohio and Indiana. A CU of a flooding river. Shots from flooding in Dayton, Ohio. Some areas are flooded forcing residents to use boats to get around. A CU of a poster saying that marshal law has been declared in Dayton.