Meeting Held at Sprinkler Factory

Issue 11 and Volume 89.

Meeting Held at Sprinkler Factory William J. Carroll, of the Rockwood Sprinkler Company, Worcester, Mass., was host to the members of the Massachusetts Fire Prevention Association at a well attended meeting held on October 26 in the Rockwood factory, Worcester. Emil Benson, of the company, conducted an interesting series of demonstrations of automatic sprinkler systems and thermostatic devices including the new Rockwood Dualguard. Captain C. F. Bell, Brockton, presided at the meeting. Luncheon was served by the Rockwood Company after which there was a round table discussion. Chief Charles L. McCarthy, of the Worcester Fire Department, and Supt. Lorton C. Walden, of the Worcester Protective Department, were among the speakers. Mr. Carroll termed the automatic sprinkler the firemen’s greatest friend. Tests were made of automatic closing shutters and fire doors, and tne new rateof-rise-in-temperataure system for giving alarms was described. At the close of the meeting H. C. Kendall and…

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