• Short Summary

    Firemen from across the country take part in a display at Reigate Fire Service Training Centre.

  • Description

    Reigate, Surrey.

    GV. Fire brigade services line up in square waiting for inspection. SV. The Home Secretary, Gwilym LLoyd George, inspecting firemen with the Chief Officer of the Surrey Fire Brigade, Mr Johnstone. CU. Pan, Home Secretary inspecting fire brigade. CU. Pan, two fire brigade men. GTV. & SV. Pan, men lined up and Home Secretary inspecting. SV. People under awning watching demonstration. GV. Fire engines moving to location in front of dummy buildings. SV. CU. Firemen walking towards carrying various types of ladders. LV. Firemen assembling ladders up dummy building. SV. Three firemen working at base of ladder. GV. Turntable ladder being extended to its fullest with fireman at the top. AS. Fireman at top of extended ladder. GV. Turntable ladders, pan up showing the terrific length of the extending ladders with fireman at the top. SV. & CU. Fireman being rescued and being brought down ladder by another fireman. SV. Fireman working mechanism and winches at the base of turntable ladders. AS. Pan, showing how people can be rescued and let down in a sling from the top of the ladders. SCU. Firemen working winches at base of ladder. LV. Two firemen being lowered to the ground. GV. Firemen descending down various types of ladders which are slung up against the dummy building. SCU. Firemen standing at top of ladder whilst it is being lowered. SV. Pan, firemen letting out lengths of hose pipes and forming up in front of dummy building. CU. Pan of hose pipes to firemen lined up with hoses. SV. & BV. Firemen lined up playing water onto dummy building. GV. Mass of hoses playing water onto two dummy buildings.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene F.)

    Note: Some great images of lines of firemen carrying ladders and playing (with) hoses.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:44:00 / 01:44:15:00

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