November British Fire Losses

Issue 2 and Volume 69.

November British Fire Losses The November 1920 fire losses in Great Britain were estimated at £500,000 and this compares for the same period in 1919 with £378,000, the October record for this year being £1,155,000. These losses for November do not include the fires caused by Sinn Fein incendiarism in Liverpool, as the exact estimate of these losses have not been ascertained. It is thought that they are less than £1,000,000. For the eleven months of 1920, the losses were £7,675,000 against £9,577,550 in 1919 and £4,790,200 in 1918. Captain William Cardell and firemen of Insurance Patrol No. 1, Philadelphia, Pa., were hosts to three hundred friends and children living in the neighborhood of the patrol house, at 518 Arch street. Dinner and motion pictures were followed by a Christmas tree for the children. Harry Hoffman, superintendent of the insurance patrols, acted as Santa Claus, and was assisted in entertaining…

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