March Fire Loss in Minnesota

March Fire Loss in Minnesota

A bulletin issued by State Fire Marshal Robert W. Hargadinc, of Minnesota, showing the fire loss in Minnesota for the month of March, 1916, gives the following figures: St. Paul, 55 fires, value of buildings and contents, $1,071,750; damage to buildings and contents, $28,830; insurance on buildings and contents, $862,825. Minneapolis, 82 fires, value of buildings and contents, $1,542,825; damage to buildings and contents, $188,432; insurance on buildings and contents, $1,200,700. Duluth, 21 fires, va’uc of buildings and contents, $772.150; damage to buildings and contents, $23,545; insurance on buildings and contents, $664,700. Outside three cities, 132 fires, value of buildings and contents, $537,085; damage to buildings and contents, $174,952; insurance on buildings and contents, $327,960. The total number of fires was 290 and the number of investigations was tw’enty. The damage to buildings and contents amounted to $415,759 as compared with $476,021 for the month of March in 1915. During March, 1916, a total of 599 inspections was made and 290 orders were issued.

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