Thrilling Methods of Fighting Big Fires – Modern Mechanix, Mar. 1931)

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/thrilling-methods-of-fighting-big-fires/ |<< << Previous >>| Next >> 1 of 8 Thrilling Methods of Fighting Big Fires To many people, the fireman is a fellow who sits around the engine house playing checkers until the gong calls him to a thrilling dash through the streets. But in reality, the modern fireman must be a skilled technician … Continue reading Thrilling Methods of Fighting Big Fires – Modern Mechanix, Mar. 1931)

Firefighting Helicopters – Mechanix Illustrated, Mar 1947

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/firefighting-helicopters/ |<< << Previous >>| Next >> 1 of 4 Firefighting Helicopters Guardians of our national forest reserves now have a versatile weapon to pit against nature’s ancient and devastating enemy—fire. BY DAVID P. GODWIN, Asst. Chief, Div. of Fire Control, U.S. Forest Service, as told to James N. Miller THE newest and most promising … Continue reading Firefighting Helicopters – Mechanix Illustrated, Mar 1947

Filming Fire Scenes – Modern Mechanix 19

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/movies-aid-firemens-efficiency/ Movies Aid Firemen’s Efficiency FIREMEN of Paris, France, have devised a novel method of improving their fire fighting efficiency. They take movies of the various stages of the battle with the flames, and later study the films to see where they could have done better. The movies of the fire are made from a … Continue reading Filming Fire Scenes – Modern Mechanix 19