Fire Prevention: A Treatise and Text Book on Making Life and Property Safe Against Fire, for Inspectors, Fire Marshals, Business Men, Building Managers, Shop Foremen, Superintendents of Institutions, Janitors, Engineers, Matrons and Housekeepers
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Fire Prevention: A Treatise and Text Book on Making Life and Property Safe ...
Peter Joseph McKeon
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Page 220 - The outside top rail shall extend around the entire length of the platform and in all cases shall go through the wall at each end, and be properly secured by nuts and four-inch square washers at least three-eighths of an inch thick, and no top rail shall be connected at angles by cast iron. The...
Page 235 - ... nor any part thereof, nor of the lot upon which it is situated, shall be used as a place of storage, keeping or handling of any combustible article except under such conditions as may be prescribed by the fire department, under authority of a written permit issued by said department.
Page 234 - A person who makes or keeps gunpowder or any other explosive substance within a city or village, in any quantity or manner prohibited by law, or by ordinance of the city or village, if any explosion thereof occurs, whereby the death of a human being is occasioned, is guilty of manslaughter in the second degree.
Page 245 - ... by imprisonment in the state prison for a term not less than one year nor more than five years...
Page 230 - ... the expenses attending the execution of any and all such ordere respectively shall be a several and joint personal charge against each of the owners or part owners, and each of the lessees and occupants of the building, business, place, property, matter, or thing, to which said order relates, and in respect of which said expenses were incurred...
Page 237 - ... apparatus, and materials in the extinguishment of any fire resulting from such cause, the amount of such costs and expenses to be fixed by said commissioner, and when collected shall be paid into the relief fund of said department herein created...
Page 236 - No bakery and no place of business in which fat is boiled shall be maintained in any tenement house which is not fireproof throughout, unless the ceiling...
Page 236 - ... said place where fat boiling is done are made safe by fireproof materials around the same, and there shall be no openings either by door or window...
Page 233 - ... made to give immediate notice to the owner or agent of said building named in the notice, if the same shall be known to the said person personally, if such person shall be within the limits of The City of New York, and his residence known to such person, and if not within said city, then by depositing a copy of said notice in...
Page 221 - ... by means of not less than three-quarters of an inch square wrought iron, and shall extend two-thirds of the width of the respective balconies or brackets. The brackets shall go through the wall and be turned down three inches, or be properly secured by nuts and four-inch square washers at least Three-eighths of an inch thick.