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classification of fire hazards and extinction methods.

James D. Birchall

classification of fire hazards and extinction methods.

by James D. Birchall

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Published by E. Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fires.,
  • Fire extinction.,
  • Chemicals.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by B. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH9446.C5 B5 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5865931M
    LC Control Number62048017
    OCLC/WorldCa4546747

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