New York City Mayor, Fiorello LaGuardia addresses gathering. Citizens learn about firefighting.
New York City USA Date:1941 Duration:37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Fiorello Henry La Guardia, Mayor of the City of New York, speaks with large group of citizens, including a number of clergymen (seen at front of auditorium) regarding matters related to the City Fire Department. In separate scene,likely in the Borough of Queens, New York City firemen give citizen volunteers a chance to experience some aspects of firefighting. Several citizens line up and learn how to discharge ordinary fire extinguishers, such as found in public buildings, like schools. Volunteers experience what it is like to wear protective firefighting gear. With help from a Fire Department Officer (in white cap) several volunteers try to control a high pressure hose and direct water onto a pile of debris set up for the occasion.
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