#TBT from the NFPA Archives:  explaining the hazard of matches to school children, 1920

Blog Post created by maryelizabethwoodruff Employee on Sep 1, 2016

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From the NFPA Quarterly v. 14, no. 1

Captain Stephen E. Sanislo of the Seattle Fire Department.  Captain Sanislo served in the Tank Corps in WWI, and upon his return from the war he served the department by providing fire protection education.  In the six months following his return from the war he instructed more than 43,000 schoolchildren and 12,000 adults.




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