Fire Losses in Saskatchewan

Issue 24 and Volume 54.

Fire Losses in Saskatchewan GENERAL NEWS FEATURES That the fire loss in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada, is one of the very important factors to be reckoned with from the standpoint of economies, is made very evident from the following statistes for the six months ending September 30, 1913. Public opinion suffers from the reputation of being a sleepy giant, but when aroused may be depended on to work great transformations. In view of the following facts and figures, it will be readily admitted on all hands that a thoroughly awakened public opinion in the matter of our provincial fire waste is not_ only greatly to be desired, but absolutely necessary, if any progress is to be made toward the solution of the problem of waste reduction. The fact that between 60 and 70 per cent, of the total fire loss is due to carelessness should suffice to arouse the…

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