STRUCTURE FIRES, 1999-2008 (1)
Year Number of fires Year Number of fires
1999 523,000 2004 526,000
2000 505,500 2005 511,000
2001 521,500 2006 524,000
2002 519,000 2007 530,500
2003 519,500 2008 515,000

(1) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional and residential structures, stores and offices, industry, utility, defense, storage and special structures.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.