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The Los Angeles Fire Department was long recognized as one of the most successful, modern, and best organized departments in this country. In this remarkable picture we are shown scenes in ... See full summary
The Los Angeles Fire Department was long recognized as one of the most successful, modern, and best organized departments in this country. In this remarkable picture we are shown scenes in the daily life of a fireman. We see him at his work and his play. We follow him through his remarkable training in which he is called upon to perform dangerous and thrilling feats, such as climbing lofty ladders, jumping into life nets, descending into the fiery interior of burning buildings, carrying hose up perpendicular walls, using the dangerous scaling ladders, etc. Scenes in and around the world famous Byrne Building fire complete this interesting and thrilling subject.

Released as a split reel along with the documentary Scenes in Korea (1912).


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