Film: 3602

Social History | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Fire safety in the home in the 1940's, public safety information film.

Fire man fighting factory fire and homes. Fire escapes and standpipes on public buildings, boy shoots pea shooter at class mate, fire alarm goes off, class is evacuating school. Father comes home. Close up of iron, boiling pot, fire place. Fire breaks out behind and old fashioned cooking range, woman tries to put it out, iron and clothes on fire, family is asleep, smoke and fire at night. Install fire detectors, fire extinguisher and in case keep a rope and hook, ladders, using alarm box family escape on ladder. Man trapped in room -procedure for coping in a room and trapped by the fire - fire brigade arrive. Mother puts child to bed. Safety public warning film.

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