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Civilian (Nonfirefighter) Fire Deaths And Injuries By Property Use, 2016

 

Property use Civilian fire
deaths
Percent change
from 2015
Percent of all
civilian fire deaths
Civilian fire
injuries
Residential 2,800 7.5% 82.6% 11,125
     1 and 2 family homes (1) 2,410 11.8 71.1 7,375
     Apartments 325 -19.8 9.6 3,375
     Other residential (2) 65 44.4 1.9 375
Nonresidential structures (3) 150 87.5 4.4 1,650
Highway vehicles 280 -37.1 8.3 1,075
Other vehicles (4) 75 36.4 2.2 150
All other fires (5) 85 -10.5 2.5 650
Total 3,390 3.4 100.0% 14,650

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(4) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(5) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2016 by Hylton J.G. Haynes, ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org.

 
CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2008
Property use Civilian fire deaths Percent change
from 2007
Percent of all
 civilian fire deaths
Civilian
 fire injuries
Residential 2,780 -4.0% 83.7% 13,560
     1 and 2 family dwellings (1) 2,365 0.5 71.2 9,185
     Apartments 390 -24.7 11.8 3,975
     Other residential (2) 25 -16.7 0.7 400
Nonresidential structures (3) 120 14.3 3.6 1,400
Highway vehicles 350 -4.1 10.5 850
Other vehicles (4) 15 -25.0 0.5 215
All other fires (5) 55 22.2 1.7 680
Total 3,320 -3.2% 100.0% 16,705

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(4) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(5) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.

 
CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2009
Property use   Civilian fire deaths Percent change from 2008 Percent of all civilian fire deaths Civilian fire injuries
Residential   2,590 -6.8% 86.0% 13,050
     1 and 2 family dwellings (1)   2,100 -11.2 69.8 9,300
     Apartments   465 19.2 15.4 3,350
     Other residential (2) 25 (3) 0.8 400
Nonresidential structures (4) 105 -12.5 3.5 1,690
Highway vehicles   260 -25.7 8.6 1,455
Other vehicles (5) 20 33.3 0.7 155
All other fires (6)  35 -36.4 1.2 700
Total   3,010 -9.3% 100.0% 17,050

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Less than 0.1 percent.
(4) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(5) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(6) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.

 
CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2010

Property use   Civilian fire deaths Percent change from 2009 Percent of all civilian fire deaths Civilian fire injuries
Residential   2,665 2.9% 85.4% 13,800
     1 and 2 family homes (1)   2,200 4.8 70.5 9,400
     Apartments   440 -5.4 14.1 3,950
     Other residential (2) 25 (3) 0.8 450
Nonresidential structures (4) 90 -14.3 2.9 1,620
Highway vehicles   285 9.6 9.1 1,440
Other vehicles (5) 25 25.0 0.8 150
All other fires (6)  55 57.1 1.8 710
Total   3,120 3.7% 100.0% 17,720

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Less than 0.1 percent.
(4) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(5) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(6) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.

 
CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2011
Property use Civilian fire deaths Percent change from 2010 Percent of all civilian fire deaths Civilian fire injuries
Residential 2,550 -4.3% 84.8% 14,360
     1 and 2 family homes (1)   2,105 -4.3 70.0 9,485
     Apartments   415 -5.7 13.8 4,425
     Other residential (2) 30 20.0 1.0 450
Nonresidential structures (3) 90 (4) 3.0 1,275
Highway vehicles   270 -5.3 9.0 1,020
Other vehicles (5) 30 20.0 1.0 170
All other fires (6)  65 18.2 2.2 675
Total   3,005 -3.7% 100.0% 17,500

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage
and special structure properties.
(4) Less than 0.1 percent.
(5) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(6) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.

 
CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2012
Property use Civilian
fire deaths
Percent change
from 2011
Percent of all
civilian fire deaths
Civilian
fire injuries
Residential 2,405 -5.7% 84.3% 13,175
     1 and 2 family homes (1) 2,000 -5.0 70.1 8,825
     Apartments 380 -8.4 13.3 4,050
     Other residential (2) 25 -16.7 0.9 300
Nonresidential structures (3) 65 -27.8 2.3 1,525
Highway vehicles 300 11.1 10.5 800
Other vehicles (4) 25 16.7 0.9 175
All other fires (5) 60 -7.7 2.1 825
Total 2,855 -5.0% 100.0% 16,500

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(4) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(5) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.

 
CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2013

 

Property use Civilian fire
deaths
Percent change
from 2012
Percent of all
civilian fire deaths
Civilian fire
injuries
Residential 2,785 15.8% 85.9% 12,575
     1 and 2 family homes (1)   2,430 21.5 75.0 8,300
     Apartments   325 -14.5 10.0 3,900
     Other residential (2) 30 20.0 0.9 375
Nonresidential structures (3) 70 7.7 2.2 1,500
Highway vehicles   300 (4) 9.3 925
Other vehicles (5) 20 -20.0 0.6 125
All other fires (6)  65 8.3 2.0 800
Total   3,240 13.5% 100.0% 15,925

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(4) Less than 0.1 percent.
(5) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(6) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2013 by Michael J. Karter, Jr., ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org/research/reports-and-statistics.

 
Civilian (Nonfirefighter) Fire Deaths And Injuries By Property Use, 2014

 

Property use Civilian fire
deaths
Percent change
from 2013
Percent of all
civilian fire deaths
Civilian fire
injuries
Residential 2,795 0.4% 85.3% 12,175
     One- and two-family homes (1) 2,345 -3.5 71.6 8,025
     Apartments 400 23.1 12.2 3,800
     Other residential (2) 50 66.7 1.5 350
Nonresidential structures (3) 65 -7.1 2.0 1,250
Highway vehicles 310 3.3 9.5 1,275
Other vehicles (4) 35 75.0 1.1 175
All other fires (5) 70 7.7 2.1 900
Total   3,275 1.1% 100.0% 15,775

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(4) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(5) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2014 by Hylton J.G. Haynes, ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org/research/reports-and-statistics.

 
Civilian (Nonfirefighter) Fire Deaths And Injuries By Property Use, 2015

 

Property use   Civilian fire
deaths
Percent change
from 2014
Percent of all
civilian fire deaths
Civilian fire
injuries
Residential 2,605 6.8% 79.4% 11,575
     1 and 2 family homes (1)   2,155 -8.1 65.7 8,050
     Apartments   405 1.3 12.3 3,025
     Other residential (2) 45 -10.0 1.4 500
Nonresidential structures (3) 80 23.1 2.4 1,425
Highway vehicles   445 43.5 13.6 1,550
Other vehicles (4) 55 57.1 1.7 325
All other fires (5)  95 35.7 2.9 825
Total   3,280 1.1% 100.0% 15,700

(1) Includes manufactured homes.
(2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc.
(3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties.
(4) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles.
(5) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations.

Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2015 by Hylton J.G. Haynes, ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org/research/reports-and-statistics.