Good footage of women fire fighters taking part in exercise at hospital in Dartford.
Women Fire Fighters - at City of London Mental Hospital at Dartford, Kent.
Good shots. Women in uniforms exit building quickly; form line. Women rushing pushing cart w/ fire gear; hurry toward building; others run by in FG w/ ladder. GV as some pull hose to building; others run w/ ladder cart; and raise ladder by windows; woman in FG hooks up pump.
CU women setting up ladder; one starts to climb w/ hose. Woman climbs ladder to window. 2 women on ladder raised high; above roof; top woman sprays water from hose over roof. Pan on line of women from earlier shot. GV hospital; woman climbing ladder. Crew push ladder on wheels to another building; raise it; meanwhile; women carry victims out door & lay them on grass outside.
Another woman climbs ladder w/ hose; pan to woman running pump. GV A woman stands on ground; aiming stream of water onto roof. 2 women climb down ladder. These women look like they know what they're doing.
Skill; danger; brave; training; sex roles; rescue; home front; firefighting; drills; women war workers; disasters; emergency.
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