Leadership

Practical Training for Auxiliary Firemen

Issue 5 and Volume 97.

Practical Training for Auxiliary Firemen IN this installment of the series of articles on “Practical Training for Auxiliary Firemen” are discussed salvage operations. Q. How are shelves, filled with merchandise, covered? A. Shelves, filled with merchandise, are covered by fastening the salvage covers on the wall above the cases, so that water coming down will flow over the tops of the cases and down the salvage covers to the floor. Where stock is piled on top of shelving to the ceiling, a difficult problem is presented. It may be necessary to remove material from the top shelf in order to properly attach or place the covers. Q. What other obstacles to efficient salvage work may be encountered? A. Other obstacles to efficient salvage work include shelves attached to walls, making it impossible to protect stock in contact with the walls; stock piled on floor without skids; covering of drains in…

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