Leadership

FOG NOZZLES PROVE EFFECTIVE ON SMALL INTERIOR FIRES

Issue 2 and Volume 93.

FOG NOZZLES PROVE EFFECTIVE ON SMALL INTERIOR FIRES Western Fire Chief Employs Device with Good Effects FIRE Chief Henry Quane of Anaconda, Mont., has been experimenting with the fog nozzle for some five years and recommends its universal adoption. We have witnessed many of the experiments he has conducted. The type he uses comes in sizes adaptable to hose diameters from garden hose to 2 1/2 inches and is attached by removal of regular nozzle tips with which all Fire Departments are equipped. It operates at greatest efficiency as follows: Garden hose size, 115 pounds pressure; three-quarter-inch size, at 130 pounds pressure: 1 1/2-inch size, at 150 pounds pressure; 2 1/2-inch size, at 175 pounds pressure. In the use of the garden hose size, it is siamesed for fifty feet from a three-quarter-inch booster line two hundred feet long. It produces a fog or mist which when it comes in…

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