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Fire Loss of Massachusetts.

Issue 14 and Volume 47.

Fire Loss of Massachusetts. The fire loss in the State of Massachusetts for every minute from 1878 to 1910 was as follows: 1879 to 1884 it was………… $8,32 1884 to 1889 it was…………. 8.77 1/2 1889 to 1894 it was…………. 14.74 1/2 1894 to 1899 it was…………. 10.66 1/2 1899 to 1904 it was…………. 11.61 1/2 1904 to 1909 it was…………. 18.78 These figures apply only to reported fires: small and unreported fires would swell the loss considerably. The largest number of fires in any month during the above was >19, in July, 1898. Total amount of loss was. . .$195,264,850 Average loss per year …….. 6,508.828 Average loss for every minute. 12.38* Fine progress is being made on the big water system at Cheyenne, Wyo., and the reservoir at Round Top is about completed. This is being constructed in two sections so that one may be cleaned or repaired…

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