Slight Reduction in September Fire Losses

Issue 17 and Volume 76.

Slight Reduction in September Fire Losses The record of fire losses in the United States and Canada for September as compiled in the offices of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING show a falling off of over $2,000,000 compared to that of August. On the other hand there were more fires of $10,000 loss or over than there were in the previous month, there being six more such fires during September. This shows a continuation of the general tendency of a reduction in losses that has been noticeable since the first of the year. The fire loss amounts for the nine months of 1924 are as follows: The totals for the nine months for the three years as shown in the table reveal a remarkable state of affairs in that 1923 and 1924 balance almost exactly, there being less than a million dollars difference in the amount so far. Both years run…

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