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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 5, No. 7. September 24, 1942

Fire Watching Act, 1912

Fire Watching Act, 1912

2.1 Belt to go round waist with ten hooks attached to carry six full sandbags and four buckets of water.
3.1 Axe in pouch at belt.
4.1 Stirrup pump to be carried over left shoulder.
5.1 Ladder to be carried over right shoulder.
6.1 Whistle to be carried in mouth.
7.1 Longhandled shovel to be tucked under right arm.
8.1 Coil of rope to be carried under left aim.
9.2 Wet blankets to be slung round neck.
10.1 Tin hat with turned-up brim in order to carry spare water and a spare sand tube to be carried in pocket.
11.1 Dustbin lid to be attached to trouser's seat for smothering bombs by [unclear: sitting] on them.
12.1 Box of matches to ignite any incendiary bombs that fail to ignite.
13.1 bottle-opener to be carried in hip pocket.
Yours by Order, The Puts Outa of Fire Ministry, (Sgd.)

F.I.R.E. Wotcha?

N.B.—The Fire Watchers Act' 1942, is not to be confused with the Acrobats' Act of 1792.