Leadership

Fire Loss in Kansas City.

Issue 2 and Volume 49.

Fire Loss in Kansas City. Fire losses in Kansas City, Mo., did not reach a record mark during 1910. although, according to the statistics at fire headquarters the total loss ON buildings and contents reached over $1,000,000. The official figures for the first eleven months showed a total loss of $1,056,585, and an estimate of the loss for December, which has been comparatively small, probably will swell the loss to $1,100,000. According to the property involved, and compared with the preceding year, the loss was much greater. A new record was made, however, in the number of fires for the year, an average of over seven each day. Here are the statistics completed by the fire department: Number of alarms for 1910, 2,614; largest number of runs for one month, March, 126: smallest number of alarms for one month, September, 133; total fire loss on buildings to December 1. $405,801.38;…

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