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    Item title reads - Latest fire fighter. Mr Morrison at demonstration of new streamlined engine at Southwark Headquarters.

    Greater London.

    M/S of fire fighters lined up in front of new fire engine, they are wearing breathing apparatus. Mr Herbert Morrison, Chairman of the L.C.C., describes the new vehicle which includes extendable ladder, pump and breathing equipment.

    M/S as the firemen give a demonstration, they jump out of the engine and unfurl the hose, various shots as they pump the water through the hoses to an upstairs window. A fireman climbs the ladder and goes into a smoke filled room, he emerges carrying a man over his shoulder.

    M/S of a real rescue when a fire breaks out at a warehouse in Wardour Street, M/S as a fireman carries a woman down the ladder from an upstairs window. L/S of ambulance waiting and crowds of people stood around. M/S of the fire engine and firemen.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    10846
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    819.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:06:00 / 01:01:48:00
    Canister:
    35/17
    Sort Number:
    35/017
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    WorkSpaces
    LFB Soho
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The appliance featured here is a Dennis limousine-type, dual purpose pumping fire engine, Reg. No. BLC 554.

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