Various shots of Bristol fire brigade's new fire-float, the Aquanaut, being demonstrated at Avonmouth. It has been specially designed by the fire brigade to deal with emergencies in Bristol docks.
The firemen on board connect their hoses, turn them on and...
Demonstrations of a new chemical which can be used to extinguish oil or petrol fires.
The fire brigade continue to fight the fire that has been burning for days in a warehouse in Wapping. London.
New method of confining burning oil slicks using floating booms.
The world's largest fire float with nine hoses is tested in New York harbour. America (USA).
Firemen test new test new equipment on the River Thames, London.
New B.P. Firemaster fire float is tested out in South Wales.
The liner 'Queen Mary' leaves New York for the last time. America.