Leadership

T. Alfred Fleming on Program

Issue 6 and Volume 94.

T. Alfred Fleming on Program In discussing “Chemical Fire Hazards in Industry,” T. Alfred Fleming, Chief of Conservation, National Board of Fire Underwriters, reviewed some recent developments in industry which brought about severe fire and life hazards due to new chemicals and processes employed. Mr. Fleming made recommendations for combatting these hazards. Following Mr. Fleming’s paper, Fred Shepperd, Editor of FIRE ENGINEERING. reviewed the subject of simplified hydraulics as applied to fire departments, The morning session of the second day was also taken up with routine business and two interesting papers. The first, “National Defense through Fire Defense,” was presented by John Ashmead, General Manager, Phoenix Insurance Company of Hartford, Conn. The second, on “Fire Setting by Incendiary Bombs, and their extinguishment,” was presented by J. E. Tiffany. Explosives Testing Engineer, Explosive Division of the U. S. Bureau of Mines, Washington, D. C. The afternoon of the second day was…

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