Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire extinguishers; Smoke; Hospitals, Convalescent; Fire departments--Uniforms;
A Fire Prevention Week demonstration takes place at the Elks Convalescent Home for polio patients. A firefighter demonstrates the use of a fire extinguisher to put out a mattress fire, while the other firemen and the nurses observe. Doc Roach is...
Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Department stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
Firefighter Vern Compton is shown jumping from the C. C. Anderson department store building as part of a Fire Prevention Week demonstration. Six fire fighters wait below with a safety net to catch him, while a crowd watches the demonstration.