• Short Summary

    Forestry Commission fire brigade put out small fire in Thetford Chase Forest, Norfolk.

  • Description

    Thetford, Norfolk.

    L/S of lane passing through Thetford Chase Forest, C/U fire-warning sign. L/S smoke rising from area of woodland. L/S of fire lookout tower. M/S Forestry Commission officer in tower; he reports fire by phone. M/S female telephonist receiving call.

    Various shots of Forestry fire brigade truck and motorcyclist leaving station and arriving at scene of the fire. Men unfurl hoses attached to large water tanks in back of truck. M/S of officer in tower looking through telescope. M/S of man directing hose at small fire. According to narrator this is not a real fire but a demonstration for the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.31
    Media URN:
    34176
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:19:00 / 01:50:24:00
    Canister:
    NP 219

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