New Mask for Diving, Fire Fighting (Feb, 1932)

This would be really usefull for fighting all those underwater fires…

New Mask for Diving, Fire Fighting
QUITE Frankenstein-like is the Los Angeles fireman, shown at the left, who is wearing the last word in fire fighting equipment. The device is a self-contained breathing apparatus designed to purify any atmosphere from the interior of a burning building to a flaming oil well fire. It may also be used under water to a depth of approximately 16 feet.

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