Editorial: Fire — ‘Good Servant – Bad Master’

  title={Editorial: Fire — ‘Good Servant – Bad Master’},
  author={Herschel A. Prins},
  journal={Medicine, Science and the Law},
  pages={2 - 3}
  • H. Prins
  • Published 1 January 1994
  • Art
  • Medicine, Science and the Law
The phenomenon of fire has always played a significant and many-sided part in the history of human-kind. Throughout this history it has been put to many uses; for example, as an agent of succour, warmth and light, of healing and cleansing, but, sadly, also of destruction. This last capacity, is only too self-evident in contemporary society, with its daily reports of bombings, explosions and deaths and maimings caused by fire (see Prins, 1994). Fire as a phenomenon has held, and continues to… 
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