Publications Received

Publications Received

PROPERTY INSURANCE FACT BOOK; a 40-page reference book relating to property insurance for use by those who may write or talk about the subject, published by the National Board of Fire Underwriters, 85 John Street, New York 38, N. Y. Single copies are available on request to the Public Relations Department.

TESTED ACTIVITIES FOR FIRE PREVEN TION COMMITTEES. The fourth edition of a booklet containing suggestions for publicizing and promoting fire prevention. All of the ideas in the book are taken from the winning entries in previous U. S. Chamber of Commerce Fire Prevention Contests. The booklet should be invaluable for departments that intend to make an all-out effort for Fire Prevention Week. Published by the Federation of Mutual Fire Insurance Companies; 84 pages.

Dale K. Auck, Director, Fire Protection Division, Accident and Fire Prevention Department, states that copies are available without charge for those who may wish them. They may be had by addressing the association at 20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago 6, Ill.

LADDER PRACTICES (4th Ed.)—Unit 11 in Fire Service Training. One of 10 units of the fire service training manuals and texts issued by Fire Protection Department, Technical Institute, Oklahoma A & M, Stillwater, Oklahoma, Contents covers types and care of ladders; ladder practices; handling ladders; etc. 8 1/2 x 11 punched; 40 pages, price $1.50.

FLAMMABLE LIQUID TRADE NAME INDEX, NFPA Pamphlet 325A. The 1957 revised edition, a guide to safe storage and use of flammable liquids, contains 120 pages of trade name products (3,600 in all) with flash points and principal uses. Published by the National Fire Protection Association, 60 Batterymarch Street, Boston 10, Mass. Price $1.50.

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How ADMINISTRATORS CAN PLAN FOR HOSPITAL FIRE EMERGENCIES—A new version of the booklet first published in 1950 by the Federation of Mutual Fire Insurance Companies, 20 North Waeker Drive, Chicago 6, Ill. This 16-page illustrated booklet outlines a fire emergency planning program that can be adapted by hospitals of any size and describes basic fire prevention measures. Fire officials or others interested may secure copies without charge by writing to the Federation.

PRODUCING FIRE Streams—A work book prepared and published by The Florida State Fire College, Ocala, Fla., W. H. Barnett, Editor, to familiarize pump operators with some of the basic principles of producing fire streams. Contains 26 pages of text, including questions and answers, with numerous pages for notes; 8 1/2 x 11, punched. Price $2.00.

A CHEMICAL FIRE Retardant—Results of field trials using sodium calcium borate on forest fires in 1956. Technical Paper No. 15, by H. R. Miller and C. C. Wilson; published by Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, California Forest and Range Experiment Station, Berkeley, Calif.; 30 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11.