Hamilton, Ontario, Fire Report

Issue 10 and Volume 53.

Hamilton, Ontario, Fire Report Chief A. B. Ten Eyck, of the fire department at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, makes the following annual report to the mayor of that city: During the year 1912, the department responded to 422 alarms. This exceeds the number that has occurred in the city in any one year in the history of the department, being 56 more than in the year 1911. There were 238 day alarms and 184 night alarms, 13 from street signal boxes. 340 telephone calls, 10 on Dominion messenger and signal telephone, 2 on May-Oatway fire alarm system and 57 stills. Of the above number of calls, 181 were for fires of a more or less serious nature. The total loss by fire and water for the year was $167,281.46; total insurance on property damaged or destroyed, $4,178,125; insurance over loss, $4,019,377.54. Loss not covered by insurance, $8,534. During the year 1912…

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