Fire

October 1930.(Looking Back)

* In October 1930 FIRE Magazine cost 8d per month with an annual subscription of 9s 6d (47.5pence).

* The trailer pumps will operate at 100 gallons per minute at 100 lbs per square inch. The portable pumps will operate at pressures slightly below 100 lbs per square inch.

* The Mayor of Swansea has recently presented the Bronze Medal of the Society for the Protection of Life from Fire to Chief Francis Winteringham awarded in recognition in the Chiefs gallantry saving life at a recent fire in Swansea. Fireman F H Morris and Fireman D Price were similarly decorated for actions at the same fire.

* Dennis Bros of Guildford and Merryweather Ltd are both introducing small capacity fire pumps which can be towed behind any vehicle. …

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