Leadership

WHAT’S BURNING

Issue 2 and Volume 93.

WHAT’S BURNING THE following list includes fires of $50,000 loss and over in the United States and Canada, for the month of January, 1940. These figures, compiled from the telegraphic reports, are based on estimates made at the time, and are subject to later investigations and consequent revision. Taken as a whole, however, they are an approximately correct view of the losses incurred. The figures represent loss in thousands of dollars. Loss in Thousands Month Ending January 31 of Dollars Wilmington, Del.—Plant of Tri-State Service, Inc., damaged………………… 100 Villanova, Pa.—Dwelling on estate of J. Beaver White, damaged……………. 80 Delta, Colo.—Hardware store, destroyed… 50 Skowhegan, Maine—Building housing machine shop and Skowhegan Boat Co., destroyed ……………………….. 65 Marion, Ohio—Processing plant of Old Fort Mills, Inc., destroyed……………… 125 Williamsport, Pa.— Williamsport Planing Mill and seven dwellings, destroyed….. 215 Eagle Bend, Minn.—School house and gymnasium addition, damaged………….. 90 Naugatuck, Conn.—Central House rooming establishment and…

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