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WHAT’S BURNING

Issue 6 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 May, 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 of Dollars Month Ending May 31 Tionesta. Pa.—High school building destroyed ……………… 50 Athens. Pa. Willow Street school, destroyed ……………… 50 Metcalf. 111. Grain elevator of Cleveland Grain Co., destroyed……. 75 Peabody. Mass. Store and apartment block, damaged ……………………….. 65 Cambridge. Mass. Freight terminal of Hadley Trucking Co., destroyed…………. 85 Plymouth, Mass. block, damaged 50 Hopkins. Minn.—Harvesting machine as setnbling unit of Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Co., destroyed…….. 400 St. Paul. Minn. Ten business concerns on South…

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