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A Study of Oil Tank Fires

Issue 4 and Volume 78.

A Study of Oil Tank Fires Exhaustive Report of Committee of Petroleum Institute on Subject —Result of Careful Investigation, First of Kind Ever Made THIS report, prepared by a Sub-Committee of the American Petroleum Institute’s Committee on Fire Prevention and Protection to Life and Property. It was approved for presentation to the Conference Committee of the National Fire Protection Association: First, by the American Petroleum Institute’s Committee on Fire Prevention and Protection to Life and Property, on April 8, 1925; secondly, by a General Oil Industry Conference held at Chicago on April 9, 1925, and finally, by the executive committee of the board of directors of the American Petroleum Institute on April 14, 1925. It contains a composite picture of the data gathered by the American Petroleum Institute from individual oil companies having storage tanks involved in or exposed to fires within the past ten years. It is the first…

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