Fire Losses Show a Decrease
According to fire losses figures issued by the National Board of Fire Underwriters, the total fire loss in the United States for the past eleven months is lower than for a corresponding period in 1930.
Fire losses for November amounted to $35,287,641 as compared with $35,682,577 for November, 1930. The total for the eleven months of this year is $411,503,056 or $9,400,000 less than the total for a similar period last year.
Fires losses in Canada, as estimated by the Monetary Times, have been figured at $2,307,150 for the month of November with the province of Ontario leading in losses. For November, 1930, the total loss in the Dominion was reported at $3,175,075. However, the total loss figures from January up to December are much higher this year than the previous year.