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WHAT’S BURNING

Issue 3 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 February, 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 February 28 Dollars Thief River Falls, Minn.— Plant of Math Barzen Co., 80 Davenport, Iowa.—Montgomery Ward store destroyed ……………………….. 100 Martinsville. Ind.— C ohn-Barnard Sanitarium destroyed …………………….. 50 Fall River, Mass.—Former Wettamoe mill property …………………….. 200 Shippensburg, Pa.—U-Wan-A-Dress factory building destroyed …………….. 50 Westerly, R. I.—Park Building, housing business concerns . …………….. 50 Bridgeport, Wash.—Siwash Orchard C «>ld Storage Plant . . ………….. 50 Brantford, Ont.&emdash;Whse. of Marks 1 ransport Co., destroy ed………………. 60…

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