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Clarence Haymore, of Sheet Finishing Mill, demonstrates use
and limitations of a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher.
John Steagall, of the Blanket Mill, shows “knock-down” an^
extinguishing power of a dry powder fire extinguisher.
Mill Fire Brigades Are Given Training
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Sixty-three members of mill fire bri
gades at Fieldcrest’s Eden plants partici
pated in a fire extinguisher demonstra
tion recently at the demonstration
ground adjacent to the Eden filtration
The use of carbon dioxide extinguish
ers and their limitations in fighting a
large, flammable liquid fire were dem
onstrated, followed by a demonstration
showing the effectiveness of the “knock
down” and extinguishing power of a dry
powder extinguisher on the same type
Also demonstrated were the adjust
ments and the effectiveness of a fog
nozzle for a 21/2” hose and the operation
and the effectiveness of a cellar nozzle.
The extinguisher demonstrations, con
ducted each year during Fire Preven
tion Week, include a review of fire
fighting techniques and equipment. The
sessions are a part of the over-all train'
ing of the fire brigades who are r®'
sponsible for fighting fires that occur a
the mills, backed up of course by ®
fire departments in the community.
Wanda Carol Dunn
G. II. Simpson, chief of Fire Company No. 1. explains operation of fog nozzle-
26, weighing 8 lbs., 12 ozs. She is daugh
ter of James and Frances Dimn who
have three other children, ages four,
five and six.
Wanda’s father, James Dunn, is a yarn
man at the Karastan Spinning Division,
Greenville, and her mother is the former
Frances Brown of Robersonville. Wanda
was two weeks old at the time the above
photo was taken.
Susan Carol Moretz
Susan Carol Mo
retz, who was 14
months old when the
picture was made, is
the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Christopher
Moretz. Father is a
blanket binding cut
ting machine operator
in the Blanket Cut
ting and Sewing De
partment at the Fin
ishing Mill, Eden.
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Blanket Mill Success
(Continued from Page Four)
Steel, Matthew Broadnax and Josie
Blankets also were awarded as
to the youngest members
Thomas Stowe and Mandluff Wil®
the oldest member present, Charles j,
Roberts; and the active employee '''yj.
the most years of service, Josie Tayl^
After the invocation by Staley
Gilley, an employee of the Yarn
ration Department at the Blanket j
the 25-Year Club members enjoy6®jjj
luncheon served in the cafeteria of
Draper Elementary School.
THE MILL WHIST^