Leadership

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 2 and Volume 57.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Storage and Use of Fuel Oil. To THE EDITOR: What special requirements are there for the storage and use of fuel oil? A question along this line was recently asked by the Bureau of Fire Prevention and not being acquainted with the rules governing fuel oil I was advised to write you. Anything you can tell me in this line will be appreciated. B. F. New York, January 4, 1915. (Answer: The Board of Fire Underwriters requires that tanks be so located as to avoid undue exposure of adjacent burnable property. They should be located at lowest points available and so placed as to avoid possible danger from high water. When near a stream without tide, tanks to be located down-stream from the water front of any adjacent city or town. On tide water tanks to be located well away from shipping districts. When it is impossible…

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