Leadership

Seattle Fire Marshal Report

Issue 24 and Volume 52.

Seattle Fire Marshal Report Following is the report of H. W. Bringhurst, fire marshal, to the city council of Seattle, Wash., for September, 1912: Value of buildings involved, $447,160; of the contents of same, $300,130; total value of buildings and contents involved in fires, $747,290; insurance on buildings, $347,350; on the contents of same, $167,585; total insurance on buildings and their contents, $514,935; loss on buildings, $37,644.50; on the contents of same, $99,230.12; total loss on buildings and their contents, $136,874.62; alarms from street boxes, 27; by telephone, 03; given at the stations, 9; second alarms, 1; special calls, none; total number of alarms of all kinds, 100; false alarms, 15; needless alarms, 3; fires for which no alarm was given, none; calls for special work, 3; fires with loss, 40; total number of fires, 81; fires caused by chimneys and flues, 13; by rubbish, 9; by gasoline, 7; by…

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