Fire In German Farm House 1935

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    Germany.

    Various shots of the burning German farmhouse and people trying to put it out - mainly local people. Men and women trying to save some of the furniture and other belongings. Thick smoke and house on fire. Fire fighters pumping water, men playing with hoses. Fire engine with large sign on reading 'Army Fire Service'. More shots of the fire and men and women trying to put it out.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    62823
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2086.02
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    Black & White
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    00:01:44:00
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    01:00:57:00 / 01:02:41:00
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    UN 1437 D
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    UN 1437 D
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  • This clip's current date of 1935 must be incorrect - the vehicle seen in the footage is a Bedford QL fire engine, machinery that didn't enter service until March 1941.

    jamied 5th Sep 2013
  • Indeed, given that the footage location is given as "Germany", we can probably assume that the footage must originate from 1945, after the Allied invasion.

    jamied 5th Sep 2013

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