June Fire Losses

June Fire Losses

Estimated fire losses in the United States during June amounted to $77,867,000, the National Board of Fire Underwriters has reported.

According to Lewis A. Vincent, NFBU’s general manager, this $77,867,000 loss represents a decrease of 13.5 per cent from losses of $90,048,000 reported for June 1958, and a decrease of 4.6 per cent from losses of $81,597,000 for May 1959.

Losses for the first six months of 1959 now total $560,866,000, a decrease of 3.5 per cent from the first six months of 1958, when they amounted to $581,235,000.

These estimated losses include an allowance for uninsured and unreported losses.

June Fire Losses

June Fire Losses

Estimated fire losses in the United States amounted to $189,436,000 in June, a 6.6 percent increase over the June 1970 figure of $177,673,000 and a 3.1 percent decrease below the May 1971 total of $195,496,000, the Insurance Services Offices reported. Fire losses for the first half of 1971 total $1,203,408,000, a 5.5 percent increase over the same period in 1970.