Leadership

“FIRE PROTECTION” TAKEN OVER BY “FIRE ENGINEERING”

Issue 5 and Volume 92.

“FIRE PROTECTION” TAKEN OVER BY “FIRE ENGINEERING” Consolidation Effective With June Issue of Fire Engineering AFTER its May issue, Fire Protection, a monthly journal devoted to the fire-fighting field, becomes part of FIRE ENGINEERING. The two publications will appear as one under the title FIRE ENGINEERING, beginning with the June issue of this journal. Fire Protection was started in 1912 by the late E. Jay Wohlgemuth, president and founder of the National Underwriter Company. Mr. Wohlgemuth had begun the discussion of fire prevention and fire protection in a department of what was then called the Western Underwriter. The Western Underwriter was a weekly paper and the fire prevention department appeared once each month. After this department had appeared for some time, Mr. Wohlgemuth incorporated it in 1912 into a separate journal with the title Fire Protection. In the beginning, Mr. Wohlgemuth edited the paper himself. But within the first eighteen…

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