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Issue 3 and Volume 132.

The Book Shelf FIRE PROTECTION GUIDE ON HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, 7th Edition; National Fire Protection Association, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02210; 1302 pages, $12.50. Although thick, this paperback filled with hazardous materials information is still small enough to fit in the instrument panel compartment of a fire apparatus or chiefs car. The volume contains the following NFPA publications: “Flash Point Index of Trade Name Liquids”; NFPA 325M, “Fire Hazard Properties of Flammable Liquids, Gases, and Volatile Solids”; NFPA 49, “Hazardous Chemicals Data”; NFPA 491M, “Manual of Hazardous Chemical Reactions”; and NFPA 704, “Recommended System for the Indentification of Fire Hazards of Materials.” INTRODUCTION TO FIRE PROTECTION LAW, Donna L. Rosenbauer; National Fire Protection Association, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02210; 524 pages, $14.95. Through frequent use of court opinions, the author explains the interpretations and applications of laws affecting the fire service. The legal position of municipal corporations and quasi-municipal…

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