Leadership

FIRE-FIGHTER SHOULD MAKE STUDY OF FIRE PREVENTION ENGINEERING

Issue 16 and Volume 74.

FIRE-FIGHTER SHOULD MAKE STUDY OF FIRE PREVENTION ENGINEERING Necessary to Round Out His ProfusionGreat Help in Preparing for PromotionSpecial Hazard Studies Very Important CAPTAIN ARGUING that the study of Fire Prevention in all of its phases is necessary to the fire officer who would be upto-the-minute in his knowledge of his profession, Captain McAuliffe points out that the profession of Fire Fighting cannot be complete without a thorough understanding of its sister science of Fire Prevention. The one must supplement the other. In too many instances firemen look upon Fire Prevention as a profession to be entered upon only by highly trained technical engineers and its study and the knowledge which results from it as useless to a practical fireman. Fire Prevention is becoming a specialized profession and is even being subdivided into different classes, with specialists in the electrical field, the structural field, the field of hydraulics, etc. The…

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