Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 December

A Forest Fire Breaks Out Near Roanoke, Va.; Volunteers From Aerial Services Corporation Use Shovels to Extinguish the Blaze

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
12/05/68
Run Time
54 seconds
Sound
Mag
Color
Color
Abstract
Volunteers from Aerial Services Corporation use shovels to extinguish a forest fire near Roanoke, Va. One of the volunteers tells WSLS-TV about arriving at the fire earlier that day; he believes that dry conditions were the cause.
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