Leadership

Correspondence

Issue 11 and Volume 96.

Correspondence Dummy Window for Training Firemen To the Editor: The dummy window shown in the photographs herewith is the exact width of the windows in our drill tower. The width of the sill and its height from the floor of the tower on the inside is duplicated in the dummy. The sill on the dummy projects over the wall the same distance as do those on the tower, making it necessary that the ladders be turned properly when lifting them to the imaginary window above. The window framing is collapsible. This is accomplished by the use of pull-pin hinges which can be seen in the photographs. At the bottom of the wall on the dummy, a little to the right of center, an oval strap iron ring must be provided. The butt of the short pompier ladder is inserted through the ring, preventing the bottom of the ladder from swaying…

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