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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of firemen and fire engines leaving station and policemen on training exercise 1915.

  • Description

    Fire engines.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    MS motor fire engine driving away on street. MS a few boys watching outside doors of fire station as horses pull out a small fire engine with about 8 firemen riding on it. This heads up same street. Next a shiny car drives out. MS looking straight on at vehicle that looks like it has horns sticking out in front.

    MS as firemen lead two horses in front of this vehicle; the men grab these horns which are actually hinged horse collars; they clamp them around the horses' necks. MS as fire engine with ladder drives out of station and speeds up the street.

    Several policemen pretending to be accident victims lie on the ground. Stretcher teams come running and go to work. MS policemen bandaging one of the injured men; making a splint on his leg; another fans his face. Old lady watches in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2456.19
    Media URN:
    77101
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1915
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:29:00 / 01:28:37:00
    Canister:
    ON 394 D

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