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  • Short Summary

    Land Girls help the fire service to cope with a fire in a haystack.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    VS of a demonstration on fighting a grassland or cornfield fire. People examine various types of fire beaters.

    The story shows an incendiary bomb being dropped by an 'enemy' plane near a harvesting site. A Land girl on fire watch duty gives the signal and the harvesters go into action with beaters and water chains. The local AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) engine is quickly on the scene and by using water from an overgrown ditch quickly have the fire under control.

    The girls from the Women's Land Army (WLA) and the firemen give a cheer as they gather together having put out the fire.

    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1667.13
    Media URN:
    60387
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:51:00 / 01:41:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 285 B

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