Fire sprinklers This system of sprinklers was designed to extinguish fires and here has been installed in a theatre in thcentury France The water supplied through the pipe at right to a reservoir at top is being used to put out fires on the wooden beams below A public demonstration of this system took place in the Theatre des Varietes Paris on June This system was capable of spraying litres of water every minute It was installed at a time when several large fires had prompted changes from gas to electric lighting Artwork from the first volume first period of of the French popular science weekly La Science Illustree
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