• Short Summary

    DANISH FIREMEN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) DEMONSTRATED TO VISITING FIREMEN HOW THEY WOULD ATTACK AN OIL FIRE IN A SHIP AND ON LAND.

  • Description

    DANISH FIREMEN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) DEMONSTRATED TO VISITING FIREMEN HOW THEY WOULD ATTACK AN OIL FIRE IN A SHIP AND ON LAND.THE DEMONSTRATION WAS FOR MEMBERS ATTENDING THE INTERNATIONAL FIREMEN'S CONGRESS ANNUAL MEETING IN COPENHAGEN.THE CONGRESS COMPRISES FIREMEN FROM SCANDINAVIA, BRITAIN, WEST GERMANY AND GREENLAND.

    FILM SHOWS THE DANES FIRST ATTEMPTING TO QUELL A BLAZE IN A SIMULATED SHIP'S ENGINE-ROOM.THEY COOLED THE OUTSIDE OF THE ROOM BEFORE ATTACKING THE FIRE THROUGH OPEN DOORS.NEXT THEY TACKLED A BURNING OIL TANK - FIRST FROM THE WINDWARD SIDE, THEN THE LEEWARD.

    TWENTY OF THE 200 MEMBERS ATTENDING THE MEETING ARE FROM GREENLAND.THEY WILL STAY ON AFTER THE MEETING IS OVER FOR INTENSIVE TRAINING IN THE LATEST FIREFIGHTING TECHNIQUES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8KFU87DZO7647W9P11Y9PG5WV
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KFU87DZO7647W9P11Y9PG5WV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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