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FIREMEN AVERT CONFLAGRATION WHEN LUMBER MILL FIRE ERUPTS

Issue 12 and Volume 107.

FIREMEN AVERT CONFLAGRATION WHEN LUMBER MILL FIRE ERUPTS Long Anticipated Fire Threatens Wide Area in New Rochelle, N. Y., Mutual Aid Pays Off A Staff Report IN practically every American municipality there is at least one potential conflagration area. This particular district may not appear hazardous to the manon-the-street but it doesn’t fool the alert fire chief or his experienced fire fighters. Frequent inspections; checks on violations of fire prevention, building, health and other codes; installation of fire detection, alarm transmission and extinguishing equipment, may help minimize the fires that occur in that area and thereby stall off the fateful day but as long as the particular hazardous occupancies and properties remain, hig trouble for the fire fighter is just around the corner. Such a situation has existed in the City of New Rochelle, N. Y., for more years than some firemen can remember. To the layman, the area in…

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