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The round table…

Issue 8 and Volume 116.

The round table… Discussion of current fire department and fire management problems Transportation and Storage of Hazardous Materials THIS IS THE LAST installment of the Round Table on Transportation or Storage of Hazardous Materials. Next month’s topic will cover sending of false alarms. The questions are given in a box on page 626. Readers are invited to participate in the discussion. Address replies to Round Table Editor, FIRE ENGINEERING, 466 Lexington Avenue, New York. The Discussions J. W. Reiser, Chief, Tacoma, Wash.: Community regulations covering the transportation or storage of hazardous chemicals, liquids or gases are especially essential in large cities where the exposure hazard is great. In recognition of this fact, we continually inspect the carrying vehicle, requiring conformity to regulations established in our fire code. We also regulate the storage of these materials by constant inspection. To cope with the special problems in extinguishing fires in hazardous materials…

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