Fireman

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Fireman :
(i) Hold ambulance Badge.
(ii) Fire prevention : Have fire prevention knowledge on the following subjects : Airing, hedding and linen, hot ashes, boiling over of fat, oil etc. candles, children playing with fireworks and matches, gas. (Various) lamps, smoking and dropping lighted matches, petrol, spirit fire, stove oil gas electric. Flannelette, Christmas decorations, curtain fires, face dresses involving cotton, wool and other inflammable materials, motor-car fires. Seeking for an escape of gas, cleaning house, etc. with spirit, furniture polish, ventilation at fires, celluloid toys and articles, iron, chimney fires, forests and camp fires, electric fires.

(iii) Fire Extinction :
(a) Calling the fire Brigade by fire alarm, telephone or messenger.
(b) What to do pending the arrival of the Fire Brigade.
(c) Use of buckets etc. use of different types of extinguishers.
(d) Use of fire house and hydrants.
(iv) Rescue Work :
(a) Knowledge of secondary means of escape.
(b) Firemans lift and carrying the injured.
(c) Improvising ropes, Chair-knot, lowering of lines.
(d) Jumping sheet, crawling through smoke.
(e) How to drag an insensible person (describe and demonstrate).
(f) How to use a chute escape.
(g) Warning inmates.
(h) Precautions at entertainments, theoretical performances.
(i) How to rescue horses.
(ii) How to call ambulance.

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