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Hampshire Air Station, Alconbury, United States, 11,000 gallons, 8.000 gallons

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Men from another world - one gets this impression by the sight of these firefighters. In a few minutes of real horror, United States firefighters extinguished a fire on an H-Bomber at Alconbury, Hampshire Air Station - The test of men and equipment was carried out on a B-45 bomber soaked with 8.000 gallons of fuel. The firefighter, some of whom are seen in pictures after the blaze, poured 11,000 gallons of extinguisher foam on the aircraft to put out the fire in exactly four minutes

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Color Black & White
Keywords Core47,Aircraft,Foam,Occupations,Fires,Fire Brigade,Firefighter,1950s,Emergency Services
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