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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 11 and Volume 65.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Readers of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order in which they are received Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified Electric Fire To the Editor: In a recent issue of Fire and Water Engineering, in (Questions and Answers, you mentioned that alternating electric current was more dangerous than direct current, both to life and from a fire standpoint. This, I know, is quite true, and especially where the National Electric Code is disregarded and different lines of the same alternating circuit are installed in separate conduits. But in certain instances the direct current is just as dangerous as alternating current. 1 am sending herewith a photo which recently came to my attention. It shows what can happen when electric wiring is carelessly done. The cut-out block in the lower part of the picture was mounted…

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