Issue 20 and Volume 78.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS “He that questioned 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 received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. Captain’s Questions and Answers. To the Editor: Herewith are a set of questions recently asked in an examination in this department for promotion to captain. I shall much appreciate your trouble if you will answer them in an early issue of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING- Sincerely yours, E. O. W. Question 1—You respond to an alarm of fire at 2:30 o’clock on a summer afternoon in shopping district of the city. Upon your arrival you find fire burning up through the stairwell of a 4-story brick and joist constructed building occupied by offices on the various floors. This building is located alongside, and in contact with, a large moving picture theater which…

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