Leadership

New York City Fire Losses Higher

Issue 3 and Volume 94.

New York City Fire Losses Higher A report by New York City’s Fire Commissioner, J. J. McElligott, revealed that the city’s fire loss in 1940 totalled $9,637,375, an increase of $1,036,831 over 1039. Despite this increase, there was a decrease of over 4,000 fires in 1940 below 1939. The per capita fire loss was higher in 1940, being $1.29, compared to $1.14 in 1939.

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