Port Arthur, Tex., Fire Report
Chief F. J. Trost, of Port Arthur, Tex., makes the following annual report: Number of alarms, 63; loss on buildings. $6,227; loss on contents, $2,665; total loss, $8,892; insurance on buildings. $43,550; insurance on contents. $25,200; total insurance, $68,750; value of buildings, $75,170; value of contents, $51,070; total value endangered, $126,240. Hose used, 7,550 feet 2 1/2-inch; 273 gallons chemicals; on duty at fire, 49 hours.
Fire and water together caused a loss of $75,000 to two wholesale millinery firms in Boston.