Leadership

GAS MASK TESTED IN NEW YORK SMOKE HOUSE FOR ACRID FUMES

Issue 11 and Volume 81.

GAS MASK TESTED IN NEW YORK SMOKE HOUSE FOR ACRID FUMES Test Made in Presnnce of Asst. Chief Dougherty and Dr. Harry Archer—Men Not Affected by Sulphur or Other Type of Smoke THE New York Fire Department recently conducted a test of the Burrell All-Service gas mask at the drill yard in the rear of the School of Instruction on East 68th street, where Assistant Chief of Department Thomas F. Dougherty represented Fire Chief John Kenlon. The demonstration was held at the behest of former Captain Alfred Kinsella who retired from the New York Department a year ago and is now representing the Mine Safety Appliance Co. Many officers of the department were present, including Dr. Harry M. Archer, honorary medical officer and officers and members of Rescue Companies Nos. 1 and 2. A fire was started in the smoke house to generate sulphur, rubber and other pungent smoke. Chief…

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