$59 Loss for 3,200 Community

$59 Loss for 3,200 Community

During 1935, fire losses at Fort Peck, Mont., were kept down to $59.81. In the town and nearby floodplain of the river, there are over six hundred buildings, of which only thirteen are of the permanent type. The others are of wood frame construction, in which natural gas is used for heating, cooking and heating water.

Three fires occurred with respective losses of $32.81, $12 and $15.

Apparatus from the post answers fire calls in the town of Fort Peck, having 3,200 population, and in the surrounding towns which have a combined population of 12,357.

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