New method of confining burning oil slicks using floating booms.
Title reads: "Booms to check oil fires".
M/S of Maritime Service Officer throwing burning torch onto sectioned off area of sea. The confined area of water is covered by an oil slick. Various shots of oil patch burning. The floating booms surrounding the confined area stop the blaze spreading. Various shots of firemen fighting fire from launch using new foam extinguishers, pan up cloud of black smoke. C/U of foam floating on top of extinguished oil slick.