• Short Summary

    Firemen practise carrying out pump drill as quickly as possible. London.

  • Description

    Pump drill.

    Wembley, London.

    M/S firemen poised and ready for drill, they run and pick up hoses at word go. M/S as a fireman runs up to camera and sets up hydrant. M/S's as another fixes three hoses to supply. M/S showing linkage method. C/U hosepipe being fitted to supply and bulging as water flows through. M/S firemen running out hoses and waiting for water. C/U fireman kneeling with hose and waiting. M/S firemen squirting hose straight at camera. Various shots of the firemen in action. M/S as men finish hosing and lay pipes down. C/U as they disconnect hoses from supply. M/S as they turn off water and take hydrant away. Various shots as they pack up the equipment as quickly as possible and run to their places. M/S as the inspector comments on their performance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1387.26
    Media URN:
    45358
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:03:00 / 01:49:40:00
    Canister:
    NP 407

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