Up in smoke

Canada, 1970

Film
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Forest fire fighting in mountainous British Columbia has been developed to the precision of a military operation. Shows the whole pattern of attack, from the time smoke is sighted until the outbreak is brought under control. Includes aerial and ground attack.

Credits

director

Barbara Davies

production company

British Columbia Forest Service

Language

English

Duration

00:31:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29968

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → British Columbia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fire control

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fire fighters

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires - Prevention and control

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Fire control

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Fire fighters

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Fire control

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Fire fighters

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Fire control

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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