July Fire Losses

Issue 9 and Volume 113.

July Fire Losses Estimated fire losses in the United States during July amounted to $82,998,000, the National Board of Fire Underwriters has reported. According to Lewis A. Vincent, NBFU’s general manager, this $82,998,000 loss represents an increase of 0.8 per cent over losses of $82,334,000 reported for July 1959, and an increase of 0.2 per cent over losses of $82,829,000 for last June. Losses for the first seven months of 1960 now total $656,969,000, an increase of 2.1 per cent over the first seven months of 1959, when they amounted to $643,200,000. These estimated losses include an allowance for uninsured and unreported losses

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