Leadership

The November Fire Loss

Issue 27 and Volume 54.

The November Fire Loss The fire loss of the United States and Canada for the month of November, 1913, as compiled from records of the Journal of Commerce shows a total of $15,207,600. The following table gives a comparison of the losses by fire during the eleven months of this year, together with the same in 1912 and 1911, also the losses for the balance of those years: Total, 11 months..$211,614,400 $207,253,600 $208,596,900 December . 22,722,850 17,967,000 Total for year …$234,337,250 $225,320,600 There were 245 fires during the month of November, each of which caused an estimated property damage of $10,000 or over. The notable fires during the month under review were the following: Tt will be seen from the comparative table that the 1913 losses so far exceed those for the same period in 1912, and in view of the expensive fires in December this year, it is likely…

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