Structure Fires, 2009-2018 (1)

 

    Direct property damage (2) ($ billions)     Direct property damage (2) ($ billions)
Year Number of fires As reported In 2019 dollars (3) Year Number of fires As reported In 2019 dollars  (3)
2009 480,500 $10.8 $12.9 2014 494,000 $9.8 $10.6
2010 482,000 9.7 11.4 2015 501,500 10.3 11.1
2011 484,500 9.7 11.0 2016 475,500 7.8 8.3
2012 480,500 9.8 11.0 2017 499,000 10.7 11.2
2013 487,500 9.5 10.4 2018 499,000 11.1 11.3
(1) Estimates based on data reported by fire departments responding to the 2018 National Fire Experience Survey. May exclude reports from all fire departments. (2) Does not include damage from major wildfires. (3) Calculated from unrounded numbers by the Insurance Information Institute using the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics' Inflation Calculator. Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2018 by Ben Evarts, ©2019 National Fire Protection Association www.nfpa.org.