Fire lookout stations



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  • Previously Forest Engineering--Look-Out Towers Source: Visual Records database

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[Aircraft fighting and spotting fires]

Stock shots. Footage includes: lookout man spotting fires; views from patrol plane checking fire location; aerial views of Lillooet-Pavilion area, Fraser River, Adams Lake; bird-dog plane and Avenger airtankers over fire; scens at Kamloops tanker base (dispatcher at work, air crew playing baseball, then rushing to get aircraft airborne); more shots of tanker over fire.

[British Columbia Forest Service activities : road marking, snag falling, etc.]

Stock shots. Sequences showing crews painting road markings and falling snags on hillside. Also include footage of data computing, radio communication, parachute drop, Ranger School, construction of Okanagan Lake Park, planting at Duncan Forest Nursery, and a helicopter transporting a load of lumber to the location of a fire lookout station.

[Fires 67 No. 1]

Stock shots. Shots in and from a bird-dog plane showing forest fire and airtankers making drops. At tanker base, crew mixing fire retardent. Air crew, ranger and dispatcher at [Kamloops?] base. Suppression crew loading truck and driving through forest. Fire lookout observing smoke. Many shots of telephone and radio use. Shot in and from fire patrol plane. More airtanker drops. Extensive footage of ground crew, caterpillar tracks, trucks and other equipment fighting fire.

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