Film ID:
NEFA 21825

TODAY AT SIX: FIRE DEMONSTRATION AT FENHAM BARRACKS

1968

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Description

Mute Tyne Tees Television news footage transmitted 19 November 1968 showing firefighters at Fenham Barracks in Newcastle demonstrating the use of foam to put out a fire.

The report begins with a firefighter and a fire officer standing beside a pump. In the background smoke comes from a burning building. Standing beside a door, two firemen hold a large circular hose with foam pouring from it. Inside the foam is seen smothering the flames putting out the fire. The report ends with a number of firefighters standing outside watching the demonstration.