HIGH-RISE BUILDING PROBLEMS, NFPA Publications Service Department, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02210; color, 17 minutes; $210.
Fire suppression and prevention techniques are depicted in this first training film about high-rise buildings. The inherent problems in tall buildings are described in relation to what they mean to the fire fighter.
HIGH-RISE BUILDING FIRE: SAO PAULO, BRAZIL, NFPA Publications Service Department, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02210; black and white, 7 minutes; $110.
Through a rare stroke of fate, a photographer was on the scene when fire broke out in the 31-story Andraus Building in Sao Paulo and took 16 lives. Fire fighting, rescue activities and the progression of fire up the building are shown in the film. Scenes also show the use of helicopters to rescue persons who fled to the roof.