Leadership

PROMOTIONAL STUDY COURSE

Issue 7 and Volume 93.

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. Below are answers to the questions appearing in the June issue of this journal: Hazards incidental to cellar and sub-cellar fires are: Lack of ventilation, and dangerous atmospheric conditions resulting therefrom; large quantities of combustible materials ranging from coal to junk; possibility of men being overcome or trapped due to limited means of egress; presence of many vertical ducts through which fire may rise to upper floors; presence of gas meters and gas pipes, and electrical equipment. Fire starting in cellars involve the cellar and then extend through vertical channels to upper parts of building. Cover all vertical exposures on the ground floor, including elevator shafts, stairwells, pipe…

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