Leadership

THE CURB GASOLINE PUMP— IS IT REALLY DANGEROUS?

Issue 13 and Volume 75.

THE CURB GASOLINE PUMP— IS IT REALLY DANGEROUS? Some Suggestions As to Its Advantages from a Safety Standpoint — Its Removal Means More Hazardous Methods of Handling Gasoline THE agitation for the removal of gasoline pumps from the curb which has been going on in various parts of the country is a matter of paramount interest to every fire chief Unfortunately, however, he does not always assert himself strongly enough when the question is up for consideration. This may be due to the fact that the matter is usually considered from viewpoints which are more or less remote from bis interest, such as traffic congestion, sidewalk obstruction, etc. However, this may be a phase of the most vital interest to every fire chief and the most important point in the whole matter, that of the proper safeguarding of life and property, is seldom given more than a passing attention in…

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