Protection against fire : and the best means of putting out fires in cities, towns, and villages / by Joseph Bird.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-154174

Description

278 p.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Fire prevention.
Fires.

Originator

Bird, Joseph, fire fighter.

Contents

Personal -- Of the great increase of fires -- How to preserve life from destruction by fire -- How to protect our homes and workshops from fire -- A new fire preventive system -- Our dwelling-houses -- Our public buildings and warehouses -- Spontaneous ignition and incendiary fires -- Systems, old and new -- Historic fires -- Conclusion.

Publication

New York : Hurd and Houghton

Description

278 p.

Notes

Includes index.

Call Number

Stacks TH9146.B6 1873