Issue 5 and Volume 85.

THE ROUND TABLE For Practical Discussion of Current Fire Department and Fire Management Problems CHEMICAL TANK VS. BOOSTER TANK MANY firemen and officers still hold to the theory that chemical streams have inherent properties which make the charged streams of more value in fighting fires. In order to provide chemical stream flow of many minutes duration, some types of apparatus carry thirty-five gallon tanks or tanks of larger capacity. But the trend has been said to be away from the chemical tanks and towards the booster tank which discharges a small size stream from a tank by means of a booster pump. So often has the argument developed concerning the merits of the respective tanks, that this problem, which is printed in full in the box on this page, has been prepared for Round Table discussion. Due to the large number of replies that have been received, it has been…

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