Leadership

With Our Readers

Issue 9 and Volume 108.

With Our Readers Effective Fire Fighting Procedure To the Editor: With the ever increasing desire to improve the method of fire fighting, I thought you might be interested in the type of operation we use. With the recent delivery of a new thousand gallon – per – minute pumper, equipped with a 500-gal. booster tank, with two booster reels of 150′ of one inch booster hose on each reel and a 150′ of 1 1/2“ preconnected hose, we have instituted a two-engine response for the people of Park Ridge, in the residential district. On arriving on the scene of a dwelling fire with the new pumper, the two booster lines and l 1/2-in. line equipped with fog nozzles, using 200 lb. pressure at the truck, are brought into use at once, for immediate control and extinguishment of most interior fires. This operation is backed up by the arrival of a…

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