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WHAT’S BURNING

Issue 6 and Volume 94.

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, 1941. 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 losses in thousands of dollars. Loss in Thousands of Dollar Month Ending May 31 Los Angeles, Cal.—Cotton warehouse, destroyed ………………………………… 65 Hartford, Conn.—Furniture warehouse…….. 90 Vegreville, Alta.—Grain elevators and a quantity of grain ………. 50 Clinton, Ind.—Coal grading tipple…………. 150 Granada, Mias.—Lumber plant, damaged…. 50 Pittaburgh, Pa.—Industrial firm, damaged.. 180 Chicago, I11.—Business building, damaged…. 50 Robbinsdale, Minn.—Lumber yard destroyed 70 St. Louis, Mo.—Furniture warehouse, destroyed ………………………………… 50 Hubbard, Ohio—Pattern shop of industrial firm, damaged …………………………. 50 Halifax, N. S.—Business building, damaged. 65 Reno, Nev.—Tavern…

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