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Guardsmen show skill as firemen
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Keeshen, Walt
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated February 18, 1957 reads, "Snow-like foam stops fire in minutes - Two Air National Guard firemen from 146th Fighter-Interceptor Wing look like men from mars as they cover jet with foam. It took two minutes to completely quell this mock blaze. They can pull pilot from cockpit in 30 seconds after they arrive on scene. Asbestos suits enable men to withstand fire and heat long enough to rescue pilot."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fire extinction--California--San Fernando Valley
Fire fighters--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Armed Forces
United States--Air National Guard
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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