Leadership

“Fire Chiefs’ Plan” Meets in Eastchester

Issue 5 and Volume 87.

“Fire Chiefs’ Plan” Meets in Eastchester The regular meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Emergency Plan was held at the Union Corners Fire House, of the Eastchester Township Fire Department, near Bronxville, N. Y., on the evening of April 18, with a large attendance. ExChief Sullivan, of Greenwich, Conn., President of the Plan, presided and introduced W. M. Runnion, of the Crouse-Hinds Company, Syracuse, N. Y., who made an address on “Explosion-Proof Condulets for Hazardous Locations,” illustrated by several diagrams. He spoke of the added hazards arising from newly discovered materials and processes, and the investigation which the National Fire Protection Association had conducted toward reducing such hazards. He illustrated the upper and lower flammable limits of various vapors and gases, and said that electricity, with proper safeguards, can be used in hazardous locations with a greater degree of safety than any other form of energy for power, lighting or heating.…

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