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Fighting Forest Fires with Hand Tools

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An instructional film to demonstrate the use of hand tools in fighting a forest fire. The use of walkie-talkie communication is demonstrated. Methods of "back-firing" are described and, after the fire, "mopping-up" to prevent a renewed outbreak.

1951, 20 min 57 s

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Recognition of Merit - Category: Training
Annual Golden Reel Film Festival - Film Council of America
April 1 to 3 1954, Chicago - USA