Title Details

Fire Danger Extreme

An appeal to the public to observe safety measures for the prevention of bush fires.
Year : 1958 | Total Duration : 11 Minutes | Producer : Eric Thompson
Director : Jack Rogers |
WS grassy plains. Grass fire, smoking scorched earth. Pine plantation, high angle WS dam and forested catchment. WS fire, scorched trees. High track over singed trees. WS ash forest regrowth. Timber worker with binoculars in watchtower, pan blue tinged mountain ranges. Fire fighters taking tea break next to truck, truck down dirt road. GS tents in camping ground. Good shots forestry worker adjusting roadside weather signs to Extreme. Man at meteorological stations. Firefighter hosing smoking embers, tanks on his back. VS roadside fireplaces, family picnicking. Fire extinguished with billy. Man rolling cigarette, leaving fire untended. Fire prohibition sign, billy on gas stove, man with thermos flask. Man using car ash tray, CU grinding butt in ground. Post catching fire after pipe contents emptied onto it, match being thrown. WS men fighting grass fire, smoke, fire truck. Good shot firefighters carrying hose silhouetted in orange light. Fire aftermath.
Access No. 148605 | 9 mins 51 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |