Leadership

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PLANS TO EDUCATE FIREMEN

Issue 1 and Volume 84.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PLANS TO EDUCATE FIREMEN Will Show Them How to Put Fires Out With Minimum Water Loss and Other Damage The following article, published as a dispatch from the National Capital in a recent issue of the Springfield, Mass., “Union,” is printed in its entirety: Washington, Nov. 2—In conducting a campaign to reduce fire losses in the United States, the National Fire Waste Council is directing particular attention to what are known as content losses. Each year sees millions of dollars worth of structures destroyed by flames, but there is a huge additional loss arising from the destruction of building contents, not by the fire itself but by the destructive methods of fire fighters. Anyone whose house has caught fire or who has watched a conflagration is aware of the manner in which the firemen cause a great deal of damage by use of their axes and by…

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