July, 1939, Losses $22,468,304
Fire losses in the United States for July, 1939, were estimated to be $22,468,304, according to figures issued by the National Board of Fire Underwriters. This estimate is based on notices received by member companies with an allowance for unreported and uninsured losses. July losses show an increase of 9.9 per cent over July, 1938, but it is 7.1 per cent lower than June, 1939. The aggregate loss for the past seven months is approximately nine per cent higher than during the corresponding period of 1938.