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  • Short Summary

    Good scene of firemen with hoses on extended ladders and at street level putting out a fire.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Various shots, looking up at firemen at the top of their extended ladders playing their hoses down into the Glasgow Civic Hall (St. Andrews Hall) where civic functions are held. Various shots, firemen at street level aiming their hoses at the upstairs windows. MS Smoke coming from window. Pan up extended ladder to fireman with hose at top. MS Firemen with hoses at street level.

    Note: Date on original record: 26/10/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3070.04
    Media URN:
    87118
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:09:00 / 01:08:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 3673 F

Comments (1)

  1. ronaldb says

    Having joined Glasgow fire service in October after 6years army service I was stationed at the North fire stn in ST Georges Rd. On that particular night I was one of the crew on our 3rd engine a Bedford RL green goddess My engine was called about 30 mins after our 2 main engines had left the stn We arrived to find the whole building on fire I remember it was very cold .After being detailed to find a new hydrant and run out hoses I found myself on a branch on ground level trying to penetrate into the building.Try as we might it was immposible too much heat and smoke After what seemed like hours (really only about 2) the Chief Fire Officer came round and asked how long we had been there I said since about 6 oclock, he then got us relived and told us to go and get a cup of tea from the sally army tea waggon.I know that as we walked away I had steam coming from the front of my jacket and icicles hanging from the back So ended my first fire experience Fire man Ron Bruce

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