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The Story Of The Fire Service (DVD)
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Whether it is dealing with small domestic incidents, road traffic collisions or handling major national emergencies, we ve all had cause to admire the courage and professionalism of the British Fire and Rescue Service.From its formation through to the current day, this is the fascinating story of the people, their equipment and their vehicles. You ll see and hear about how the service has developed from rudimentary beginnings into the thoroughly modern fire and rescue units of today and inspect fire appliances old and new.The programme features: Fascinating rare archive footage New inter views with fire service historians and experts Training with the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams Interviews with serving firefighters A look at an NFS Watchroom reconstruction and modern Fire Control Fire appliances past and present in motion, including a Dennis Light 4 New World,a Bedford AFS Green Goddess and USAR s 4 wheel drive prime mover from MAN. A working 1904 Shand Mason Steamer and an 1889 manual pump in operation With other highlights, including powerful archive films of the Fire Service in action throughout the years, THE STORY OF THE FIRE SERVICE is an entertaining and informative record of a great British institution.

Running Time: 60 minutes
Region: All Regions

Release Date: 14/04/2014

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