Issue 8 and Volume 90.

PROMOTIONAL STUDY COURSE Herein is presented a series of definitions, questions and answers designed to aid fire department officers in preparing themselves for promotional examinations. In this department, which appears monthly, will be included questions typical of examinations held throughout the country. Definitions Apron: A covering of timber or metai to protect a surface against the action of water flowing over it. In theatres, it is the portion of the stage floor which projects into the auditorium. Arc Lamp: An electric lamp in which the light is produced by an electric arc formed by passing a current across the space between two carbons. Asbestos Wood: Sheets of building material made of short fibre asbestos mixed with cement. Assured (or the Insured): The person mentioned in the insurance policy as the legal owner or custodian of the property insured. Questions (To be answered in next issue) You answer an alarm of…

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