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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 August

Firefighters Attend Training School in South Boston, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
08/27/59
Run Time
36 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Firefighters perform drills during a statewide training session in South Boston, Va. One participant uses a rope to lower a limp volunteer from the second story of a building. Another dons an asbestos suit and circles a gasoline fire, searching for the correct location from which to begin extinguishing efforts.
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