STK-ID 37257

Several AIR TO AIR SHOTs of light aircraft flying over forest. Several AERIAL SHOTs of birch forest. PAN and TILT UP of pine forest. Interior shot of dispatcher's office (fire control), man at radio telephone receiving message of forest fire spotted. Interior shot of fire control office, men consulting map to locate forest fire. Several takes of man running out of fire control office to ring fire alarm. Shot of fire-fighting crew in truck. Shot of bulldozers on truck on way to forest fire. Shots of dry grass fire in logged over area. Shot of man marking trees with axe to indicate route of bulldozers in the making of the "fire line". Shot of bulldozers pushing through bush to make "fire line". Shot of firefighters fighting forest fire with hand tools and chemical extinguishers. Shot of farm plough digging part of "fire line". Shot of "fire boss" surrounded by smoke using walkie-talkie to communicate with his foreman. Shot of foreman surrounded by smoke using walkie-talkie to talk to "fire boss". Shot of "fire boss" using psychrometer to check humidity. Dusk shot of men fighting fire. Shot of berry pickers along forest trail, man lighting cigarette and throwing burning match into dry bush.


Excerpt from
Forest Fire Suppression
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio