STRUCTURE FIRES, 2003-2012 (1)
Year Number of fires Year Number of fires
2003 519,500 2008 515,000
2004 526,000 2009 480,500
2005 511,000 2010 482,000
2006 524,000 2011 484,500
2007 530,500 2012 480,500
(1) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional and residential structures, stores and offices, industry, utility, defense, storage and special structures. Source: National Fire Protection Association.