Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 14, 1976 · Page 7
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 14, 1976
Page 7
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Area Drouth Causes Fire Problems S P R I N G D A L E -- The unusually-dry weather duriiij the tirsL quarter ol this yea: provided a perfect climate Eo ^ross tires. The Spcingchilc Fire Department attested to this fac by responding to 61 grass Eir alarms in the three-monl period. Slightly more t h a n half Ihese alarms involved gras fires outside the city limits Fire Chief Mickey Jackson sai in his first quarter repor Several of the grass fires wer fought jointly by surroundln areas' -Eire . departments ii eluding Fayelteville, Lowe I Cave Springs ami HintlsvLlle. .lackson said the grass fire have been the worst problem the department has faced so fa this year. Inside the ciLy limits, 'ai' (or fires 1 in residential slru lures were most frequent fro January through March, Jac son said, * Assistant Fire Chief Floyc Bohunnoti, who in in charge the department's Fire Pr vention Bureau, said a majori of these ularms were the resu of improper maintenance faulty operation oE - vario heating devices in the home. TheGe heating devices ranged Erom hot water healers t o - f u r - naces to poorly-insulated, wood- burning fireplaces. Bohannon said fires in .Hie kitchens of homes . \yeic. also numerous. Other', causes oE fires in sidential buildings included children playing with matches. While no persons were seriously injured in a fire or while fighting a Eire during the first quarter, Jackson reportec that four civilians and three firemen did sustain minor in juries from fires. Total value of till property in volvcd in Tires during the Eirs quarter was §1,084,900, Jackson said. But only about 13 per ecu of. this figure was lost due 1 to Eire, he added, and most of thi. · toss occurred at the Feb.,8 Eire I that deslroyc d the Centra ' Grease and Protein plant at 30 I K, Meadow. ; ' . i This single fire, accounted fo nearly one-fourth' o[ the Eire fighting man hours expended b firemen during the firs quarter. Response time to fires wilhi Ihe city limits was four minute or less in 80 per cent of a cases during the first thre months oE 1976, Jackson said He -said the -response time I locations nulside the city lirriil was less Ih'rin 10 minutes in two thirds of (he cases. Jackson said this, respons ti me was "o utstandi ng s inc many, of these alarms range : distance from the - Harmt community on the southwest.t Spring Valley on the east. 1 ' During the first quarter of th year, the Springdale Fi Department's ambulance se vice responded to 294 calls, of which GO. per cent were emergency calls. 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LEAN SLICED HAM 'Our Reg: 2.99 Lb. 2 08 u Vi Lb, 1.04 Faculty members, gittduat assistants and an under graduate from the University ol A r k a n s a s , Dep.iilmenl o l Electrical Engineer nrg nil appear on the program of the Region^V anniftil conference o: the Institute of Electrical and Electronics ' Engineers today through Saturday in Austin. The University of Arkan a participants will present f i v e technical papers reporting on research programs under -in the Department. Dr. .I.R. Yeargan. associate professor, will present a pape entitled "Optlmixation of Sola G e l , I s f o r Concentrated Sunlight." This paper deal with research on the design an development of new sol'ar cell for converting the energy of th sun. It was co-wrillen by D,L Crook, f o r m c r-l y a TJA graduate student, who now i employed by Intel Corporntio of Santa Clara, Calif. Dr. Neil M. Schmitl. associate professor, will report on re search he is conducting on measuring electrical activity o the heart. 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