Factory Fire - USA 1914-1918

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    Factory Fire - USA.

    Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America.

    Winter; must be very cold; as water from the hoses is frozen into icicles hanging off things. Back view of firemen on truck; pan up to stream of water from hose. CU; pan left past some firemen and civilians - fire-fighters drinking coffee or something else hot; from steaming cups old man talking to fire-fighter.

    Titles mention that factory was on Paca Street in Baltimore; 7 injured; 80 girls rescued. GV fire; smoke billowing from building; other buildings in FG still ok - firemen stand on one of the near roofs. Another view of smoke pouring from building. US fire-fighter on ladder up against building. Roof where they have set up most of the equipment - great shot; really dramatic; hoses all over; ladders sticking up into sky; and jets of water also arch up; pan up to nothing but smoke. Some good footage of firemen at work; especially from this era.

    Exciting. Danger.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    74751
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2322.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:02:00 / 01:31:56:00
    Canister:
    ON 183 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 183 G
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