FIRE ENGINEERING

FIRE ENGINEERING

July 1982 Volume 135 No. 7

THE JOURNAL OF THE FIRE PROTECTION PROFESSION SINCE 1877

12 Decontamination

20 Allied Chemical fire

28 Microcomputer

40 Trench rescue

features

6 The Editor’s Opinion Page

12 Be Prepared for Decontamination at Hazardous Materials Incidents

20 Another Explosion, Another Fire at Allied Chemical Plant in Philly

24 Contaminants Released at Fire Require 27 Days for Cleanup

28 Microcomputer Can Improve Management Information Flow

30 Standardized Shape-Coded Controls Makes Pump Operator’s Job Easier

32 Haz-Mat Coordination Stressed

34 Options for Handling Fiscal Squeeze—and Stress—Aired at Conference

36 Leaking Gas and Explosion Hamper Fire Fighting Efforts

40 The Challenge of Trench Rescue: “Few Situations More Dangerous”

47 Fire Protection Engineers Meet, Express Concerns for Life Safety

51 New Map Book Speeds Response of Fire Apparatus

departments

10 The Volunteers Corner

18 Fire Schools and Seminars

44 Fire Equipment Digest

46 Coming Events

46 National Fire Academy

49 Letters to the Editor

49 Names in the News

55 From the Publisher’s Desk

56 Advertisers’ Index

57 Reader Service Card

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