Leadership

PROMOTIONAL STUDY COURSE

Issue 4 and Volume 92.

PROMOTIONAL STUDY COURSE Herein is presented e 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 Pole-Plate: A longitudinal timber resting on the ends of the tie beams of a roof. Prime: To put on the first coat of paint. In sash, door and blind factories benzine thinned paint is generally used. Prosecenium Wall: The fire wall between the stage and auditorium of a theatre. Purlins: The horizontal pieces placed on rafters for supporting the roof covering. Quoin Stones: Stones placed along the vertical angles of a building. Questions (To Be Answered in Next Issue) You arc in charge of the first company to arrive at a fire in an apartment house. State in the order of importance the work which you and…

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