October Fire Losses

October Fire Losses

Estimated dollar losses caused by fires in the United States totaled $121,754,000 in October, the National Insurance Actuarial and Statistical Association reported.

This was an increase of 12 percent over $108,715,000 for October 1965 and an increase of 2.6 percent over $188,712,000 for September 1966.

Estimated fire losses were $1,238,916,000 for the first ten months of 1966, compared with $1,219,313,000 in the like ten months last year, an increase of 1.6 percent.

These losses include an allowance for uninsured and unreported losses.

October Fire Losses

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October Fire Losses

Estimated dollar losses caused by fires in October in the United States totaled $106,113,000, the National Board of Fire Underwriters reported.

This was an increase of 5.5 percent over losses of $100,553,000 in September, and a decrease of 3.1 percent under $109,522,000 in October 1963, said Lewis A. Vincent, NBFU general manager.

For the first 10 months of 196-1, losses totaled $1,138,328,000, a decrease of 4.9 percent under $1,197, 534,000 in the like 1963 period.

Estimated losses include an allowance for uninsured and unreported losses.