• Short Summary

    Crowd watches firefighting demonstration on bomb site.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Fire Fighting Demonstration for Civilians".

    London.

    Various shots of crowd of men and women on a bomb site. They are watching ARP fire fighters demonstrating use of "stirrup pump" extinguishers on incendiary bombs. The firemen then show how fires can be put out by shovelling sand onto them. Various shots of firemen demonstrating the correct way to enter a burning room (on hands and knees). They show the crowd out to drag an injured person out of a fire. Various shots of people in the crowd signing up to become civilian fire fighters. They are each issued with their own stirrup pumps.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1067.15
    Media URN:
    37733
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:26:00 / 01:17:39:00
    Canister:
    41/5

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