Leadership

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 17 and Volume 69.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Conducted by “He that questioneth much shall learn MUCH”—BACON NOTE —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. Effect of Smoke on Firemen To the Editor: As I expect to be appointed a fireman very shortly, I would appreciate your trouble if you would answer the following through your magazine: Why is it that some firemen can take immense quantities of smoke without severely hindering them, while others entering small fires are seized with spells of coughing at once, which interferes with their work? How can the latter be overcome? Thanking you in advance for any information you may give me, I am, Respectfully yours, New York, N. Y., April 4, 1921. J. B. Answer: It is likely you will find, if you…

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