CONTENTS

CONTENTS

FEATURES

Woolley Takes Over Editorship 29

By Fred Shepperd

Los Angeles County Dedicates Training Center 30

By Cliff Dektar

1955 Drive for Fire Safety Sparkplugs Fire Prevention Week 32

Contests Prove Effective in Developing Speed in Fire Control 36

Overhaul and Salvage in Theory and Practice 38

By Roi B. Woolley

DEPARTMENTS

The Watch Desk 43

Short Cuts and Gadgets 44

What’s New Among the Manufacturers 47

False Alarms 48

Among the Buffs 50

By Paul C. Ditzel

Persons in the News 52

Obituaries 55

Questions and Answers 56

Book Shelf 58

The Round Table 60

Closed Vs. Open Fire Apparatus

World-Wide Fire News 66

Our Readers Write Us 68

What’s Burning? 72

CONTENTS

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CONTENTS

Vol. 108

August, 1955

No. 8

Page

With the Editor 673

By Fred Shepperd

Memphis Develops Fog Nozzles for Heavy Duty Fire Fighting 674

A Special Report to FIRE ENGINEERING

Training of Personnel Keeps Apparatus in Top Shape 677

By Robert Ely

Overhaul and Salvage—in Theory and Practice 679

By Roi B. Woolley

Fire Department Betterment Proves Profitable Investment 683

By Chief George Coolures

Six Departments Cooperate in Controlling Big Hammond Fire 684

Fire Wall Aids in Checking Blaze in Large RR Shops 686

By Chief John D. Klinepeter

The Round Table 694

Training Fire Apparatus Drivers

Short Cuts and Gadgets 695

News of the Manufacturers………………………. 696

False Alarms . ………………………………… 698

The Watch Desk . . …………………………. 702

By Roi B. Woolley

Among the Buffs 708

By Paul C. Ditzel

Questions and Answers 710

Persons in the News………………………….. 713

Obituaries………………………………….. 715

World-Wide Fire News ……………………….. 717

By Roi B. Woolley

What’s Burning? 720

With Our Readers….. …………………….. 724

Convention Dates 726