With Our Readers

Issue 1 and Volume 108.

With Our Readers Preventing Freezing of Front Mounts To the Editor: In your November, 1954, issue on page 1043, you discuss the subject “Protecting Front Mount Pumps During Frigid Weather.” We have three front-mount pumps that are not heated pumps. We find that after each fire in cold weather, after the pumps are drained, if one-half pint of anti-freeze is put in the pumps and they are allowed to run in gear for a few seconds, the cap of the pump will not freeze. This practice doesn’t hurt the pump packing or the gaskets. We have been doing this for sixteen years. JOHN J. SCHULER Fire Chief, Clinton, Mich. How a Small Town Uses Radio To the Editor: I have read with interest many of your articles on Fire Department Radio. Having installed radio last year, and being somewhat of a radio “bug” myself, we have noted that many of…

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