Forest fire in Lavandou, Southern France.
Aerial shots of the fire burning at night in the wooded area near Lavandou, Southern France. Various shots of the firemen in action at night trying to control the forest fire. Panning shot across the the area the following morning showing the devastation caused by the fire. Various shots of the French officials climbing aboard helicopter to inspect the damage. Various shots of a villa and houses which have been badly damaged by fire. The frames of tents and caravans still remaining along with camping equipment. GV. Small hotel which is used as emergency hospital. Various shots of the emergency supplies - food and drinks, blankets, etc. MS. Nurse attending to minor casualty - she puts eye drops into fireman's eyes. Line of emergency beds in a room.
Date found in the old record - 05/08/1965.