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NAVY FIRE FIGHTERS TRAINED AT NEW SCHOOL IN BROOKLYN

Issue 2 and Volume 97.

NAVY FIRE FIGHTERS TRAINED AT NEW SCHOOL IN BROOKLYN Seventh School for Instructing Naval Personnel in The Rudiments of Firefighting Now in Operation THE efficacy of high and low velocity water fog for combating fire aboard all manner and make of craft engaged in combat or cargo for our Uncle Sam was recently demonstrated by the blaze beaters of the Navy’s new Fire Fighters’ School in daily session on the Brooklyn (N. Y.) waterfront near the New York Navy Yard. Approximately 120 students daily-—officers and men from fighting ships—are “taking in” the two and the six day courses given by three commissioned and two chief petty officers. Using up-to-the-minute methods and equipment, students at the fire school extinguish gasoline and fuel oil fires in tanks, sheds and in concrete and steel structures which simulate the engine rooms and the fire rooms of destroyers as well as the hangar decks of…

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