• Short Summary

    Firemen in training including lowering a man strapped to a stretcher using ropes.

  • Description

    Rome, Italy.

    Documentation on file, Italian commentary about firemen training.

    MS. Fire engine coming towards camera, it stops and firemen jump out. Various shots, firemen removing hoses from the engine, rolling them out and connecting a water supply. MS. Building on which the firemen are playing their hoses. Various shots of firemen extinguishing a small burning tank of oil with foam. Various shots of firemen lowering one of their comrades who is strapped to a stretcher, from the top of a building with the aid of ropes. Various shots of about thirty firemen climbing along the top of a ruin of a building. MS. and CU. Firemen shoring up a dangerous wall in a gutted building. MS. CU. Firemen wearing oxygen masks. MS. Firemen wearing masks, climbing into a smoke-filled cellar. CUs. of the firemen inside the cellar. MS. Firemen climbing into the smoke filled cellar, and CUs of them inside.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:24:00 / 01:37:36:00
    UN 3443 A

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