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PROPANE FIRE TESTS MONROE COUNTY MUTUAL AID PLAN

Issue 7 and Volume 103.

PROPANE FIRE TESTS MONROE COUNTY MUTUAL AID PLAN Thirty Seven Emergency Units Use Over 300,000 Gallons of Water, All Taken to Fire, in Stubborn Struggle A Staff Report Editor’s Note: This unusually comprehensive report of an unusually stubborn and dangerous fire control operation is brought readers through courtesy of the Division of Safety, State of New York, whose representative, George V. Blackstone, personally gathered the material. The editors, gratefully acknowledge the assistance also of the following: Chief Chester G. Nichols, Chili Fire Department, who was in charge of operations; Wesley Allen, Monroe County Deputy District Coordinator for Battalion 4 (Monroe County Mutual Aid set up); Chief Gill W. Jenkins, Livingston County Coordinator; Chief Lawrence J. Monaghan, Monroe County District Coordinator for Battalion 5; the personnel of the Rochester Fire Alarm Bureau, and Chief officers of the Rochester Fire Department. FIFTEEN volunteer fire companies, all available fire equipment in the west…

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