Drought And Forest Fires plague Northeast US around New Jersey and New York.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Drought And Forest Fires Plague Northeast". American voiceovered newsreel material.
New Jersey and New York, United States of America (USA).
LS Hazy sun shining through branches of tree. VS Forest fire just starting to get under way. MS Some men study map of area. MS Fire engine passing camera. LS Fire still burning. VS Fire fighters with small hose and a beater start to control the blaze. LS Hazy sun.
VS Showing the lakes at Croton which are the reservoirs that supply water to New York City. The level of the lakes are down due to drought, small boats usually afloat are left high and dry above the low water level.
(Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 22/10/1963.