• Short Summary

    Brush fires destroy homes and livestock at Blue Mountain

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Bush Fire Sweeps Blue Mountains

    AUSTRALIA: New South Wales:
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    AUSTRALIA. Big bush fire thro' drought in Blue Mountains region.. shot of forest trees and bush on fire.. homes and dwellings go up in flames.. old lady weeps and searches thro' ashes of her home... sheep lying dead thro' fire.. some still alive tho' burnt are shepherded to safety... shots of the fire being called.. Shots of desolated homes and forests lying in heaps of ash.


    FIRES.. Huge outbreak of fires in the bush of Australia.. in the Blue Mountain region.. shots of the blaze setting fire to homes and forests alike.. Old lady weeps and searches thro' ashes of her home...Firefighters quell flames..sheep dead thro' the flames.. live ones being shepherded to safety.. Shots of desolated forests and homes.. heaps of ashes etc


    SHEEP. Sheep lying dead over burnt countryside in Blue Mountain bush fire Australia..Shepherd moves those still alive tho' badly scorched to safety.. shots as they hobble along


    Australia; Disasters and Accidents

    Wreckage, charred remains, victims, grass fire, firemen, fire fighters, emergency crew, shepherds, drought, ashes, smoking ruins, firefighters, livestock
    Background: Brush fires destroy homes and livestock at Blue Mountain

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2J1T8JVCW26GWTF1JS6KB692X
    Media URN:
    VLVA2J1T8JVCW26GWTF1JS6KB692X
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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