Philadelphia Fire Insurance Patrol.
The 1910 report of the Philadelphia Fire Insurance Patrol says: “The total number of actual fires for the year were 3,717, 45 less than in 1909, while the losses on buildings amounted to $681.356 and on contents $1,800,528, making total insurance losses of $2,481,884, an increase of $356,843 over the year 1909, and which is the largest loss in any year since 1900. The uninsured losses amounted to $106,121, being an increase of $56,141, while the exposure losses increased from $183,221 iti 1909 to $288,057 in 1910. The largest fire during the year was at Nos. 1423 and 1425 Vine street on November 3, the insurance loss being $302,323, uninsured loss being estimated at $61,825.”