Galveston Fire Department Report.

Issue 9 and Volume 49.

Galveston Fire Department Report. The amount of fire insurance paid out in Galveston, Tex., during the past year, as shown in the annual report of Chief J. H. Gernand, of the fire department, was $79,254.20. This compares well with the previous year, the amount paid out for insurance for 1909 being $129,330.48. The greater part of the loss for the past year was also by reason of one big fire, the time when Pier C and the cotton-seed mill thereon were burned, adding $66,731.25 to the amount of insurance paid out. I he loss in the city, $12,522.95, is the smallest in many years. Chief Gernand s official report for the past year was received and filed. There were 271 alarms sent in during the year, in which the insurance involved amounted to $183,527.50, and the insurance paid, as stated, $79,254.20. The estimated value of the property at risk comes…

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