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THE FIGHTING OF FIRES WHICH INVOLVE CHEMICAL HAZARDS

Issue 9 and Volume 85.

THE FIGHTING OF FIRES WHICH INVOLVE CHEMICAL HAZARDS This instalment Deals with Chemical Hazards from Liquids—Acids, Oils and Flammable Liquids Municipal Engineer For the accompanying article, the eighth installment of which is published herewith, FIRE ENGINEERING is indebted to the Official Publication of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, it being comprised in Bulletin No. 9, Engineering Extension Service: Chemical Hazards from Liquids Acids Liquid acids are shipped and stored in glass bottles of various sizes, in carboys and in special tank cars. Carboys are glass bottles holding 12 gallons and enclosed in individual wooden boxes as shown in Fig. 5. The space between the bottle and the box is usually filled with straw or other packing material. The neck of the bottle projects through the top of the box and is protected for shipment by a wooden cap. All of the acids are corrosive in their…

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