Flax Mills are saved from destruction by the company's own fire brigade when they catch light in Selby.
Item title reads - Clever amateur firemen. Flax Mills worth quarter of a million saved from destruction by company's own fire brigade. Selby, North Yorkshire.
M/S of piles of burnt flax on the ground, a man holds a hose over it while others walk about. The camera pans across the smouldering pile to another man hosing it down. Various shots of men hosing the smoking flax. M/S of men using pitchforks to move the flax away while it is still smouldering.