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Item : MI-180 - [Fire hose demonstration, apartment building fire, Hudson Plating Co. fire, Danish bakery fire, and rail shipping station fire]

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[Fire hose demonstration, apartment building fire, Hudson Plating Co. fire, Danish bakery fire, and rail shipping station fire]

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COV-S667-: MI-180

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  • [between 1967 and 1972] (Creation)
    Date based on Mayor Tom Campbell's years in office.

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1 film reel (12 min., 58 sec.; 148.2 m) : positive, col. and b&w, silent and sound, magnetic; 16mm

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Item is an organizational record film documenting a fire hose demonstration with Mayor Tom Campbell attending and the Vancouver Fire Department fighting four Vancouver fires. The fire hose demonstration takes place in front of Mine Mill Marine Machinery near the Cambie swingspan bridge. Also shows Johnston Terminals, a tug boat, the new Granville Street Bridge, the Fire Chief being interviewed, and men in scuba suits kicking boards that have fire hoses spouting water. Film also shows apartment building fire, fire at Hudson Plating Co. Ltd. at W 5th and Alberta St., fire at a Danish bakery at W 4th and Stephens, and a fire at a rail shipping and loading station on the docks, which shows Fireboat No. 2 in action.

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Available as a digital file

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Master copy formerly located at 726-B-05.

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  • Freezer: F14-B-62
  • Box: 708-B-05
  • Box: 726-B-03