Item Details

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

Roanoke, Va., Forest Officials Test Firefighting Equipment

Digital Collection

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
05/29/59
Run Time
45 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Area forest officials gather in Craig County, Va., to observe a test of forest fire fighting equipment. The group watches as a bomber plane drops a solution of sodium calcium borate and water over a controlled burn, extinguishing the flames.
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