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  • Short Summary

    Lovely shots of firemen fighting a blaze through snow and ice.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Ablaze with temperature below zero. Ice and snow during recent cold snap add to fire fighters difficulties."

    Cincinnati, United States of America.

    Impressive footage of firemen at work. Nicely shot. Good C/U of firemen with uniforms covered in ice. Water is fired from hoses on board a boat. Facade of building crumbles due to fire damage. Two firemen walk up a flight of stairs over which water cascades. Fireman directs water through a hole cut through snow.

    Various shots, firemen working on snow covered buildings which are alight. LS Fire float playing hoses onto building from river. Various shots of gutted building covered with icicles of snow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    206.06
    Media URN:
    21401
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:02:00 / 01:12:34:00
    Canister:
    G 642

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