• Short Summary

    A new turntable fire ladder is demonstrated in Greenwich, it extends and rotates, powered by its own motor engine.

  • Description

    New fire escape demonstrated.

    Greenwich, London.

    M/S of firemen around the new turntable fire ladder, one climbs up it with a hose over his shoulder. M/S as another stands on the bottom and operates a lever which makes the ladder extend vertically. He pulls another lever and the whole thing rotates. M/S as the man at the top sprays the water. M/S of the operator speaking into a telephone attached to the ladder. He pulls another lever which brings it back down, the fireman climbs down to the ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    819.17
    Media URN:
    10862
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:18:00 / 01:15:06:00
    Canister:
    35/24

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