• Short Summary

    Civil defence emergency exercise and evacuation carried out at BP House, London.

  • Description

    No title - Civil defence emergency exercise staged in City of London. BP (British Petroleum) House.

    Various shots people walking down ramps evacuating their offices at BP building. M/S building, pan to people leaving offices. C/U office workers walking down ramps. C/U diagram showing an aircraft which has crashed into the top two floors of the building. M/S office evacuation showing smoke. Various shots smoke coming from office windows. C/U office workers filing past. L/S crowd of office workers in front of building. C/U pan ambulance arriving. C/U vehicle with flashing light marked Control Unit. C/U fireman using walkie-talkie.

    M/S pan to top of building showing fireman on extended ladder. C/U fireman. M/S man being rescued from building and hanging on top of ladder. L/S crowd of people outside building. M/S foam hoses being directed onto another building where wing is supposed to have landed. C/U fireman. C/U mass of foam on ground. C/U two firemen in respirators covered with foam. M/S foam on the ground.

    M/S 'injured' person being carried on stretcher. M/S nurses holding up bags of fluid. M/S injured on stretcher surrounded by doctors and nurses. M/S as he is carried off to ambulance. M/S as man has head bandaged. L/S ambulances. M/S as another victim is carried off. M/S ambulance going away with sirens blaring, pan up to surrounding buildings.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:55:00 / 01:42:26:00

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