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Dangers and health hazards of fire gases

Harold Joe Davis

Dangers and health hazards of fire gases

by Harold Joe Davis

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous.,
  • Fires.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover-title.

    Other titlesFire gases.
    Statementby Harold Joe Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1245 .D35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6448915M
    LC Control Number43002157
    OCLC/WorldCa4793772

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