Leadership

Letters to the Editor

Issue 6 and Volume 128.

Letters to the Editor departments Double Cylinder Locks Beloit, Wis.: I have read with interest a letter on page 8 of the April issue of Fire Engineering submitted by C. G. Nunnelley, president of the Michigan Fire Chiefs Association, and concerning the use of double cylinder locks in homes. It would be helpful to know how the tragic death of four persons came about by the use of a double cylinder lock, and I feel that a detailed account of this unfortunate affair would have a more pronounced impact on readers of Fire Engineering that the letter itself provided. By giving a detailed account of the fatalities caused by the use of a double cylinder lock in one instance will not necessarily prove the point that all double cylinder locks should be prohibited. Some riders in my car decline to wear seat belts because they know of a case where…

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