Manufacturers’ Announcements

Issue 8 and Volume 98.

Manufacturers’ Announcements Copper Returns to Extinguishers The General Detroit Corporation, manufacturers of fire extinguishers and other fire fighting apparatus, announces that production is being resumed on its pre-war copper finish soda-acid and foam type extinguishers. Discontinued early in the war because of material shortages, Red Star Soda-Acid and Floafome Foam Type extinguishers will be available early in July. New Type Plaster Hook Harry J. Eimmerman, a fireman attached to Engine Co. No. 3, New Haven, Conn., has developed a new type of plaster hook having many novel features. This new tool is illustrated in the sketch herewith. Some of its features include: The flare on the blade (A) gives more surface, when used as an opener, and is also handy to facilitate penetration when either wood, plaster or metal ceilings are encountered. The sha,rp edge (B) that comes down to the point, and goes back up in under the head,…

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