Structure Fires, 2010-2019 (1)

 

    Direct property damage (2) ($ billions)   Direct property damage (2) ($ billions)
Year Number of fires As reported In 2020 dollars (3) Year Number of fires As reported In 2020 dollars (3)
2010 482,000 $9.7 $11.5 2015 501,500 $10.3 $11.2
2011 484,500 9.7 11.1 2016 475,500 7.8 8.4
2012 480,500 9.8 11.1 2017 499,000 10.7 11.3
2013 487,500 9.5 10.5 2018 499,000 11.1 11.4
2014 494,000 9.8 10.7 2019 481,500 12.3 12.4
(1) Estimates based on data reported by fire departments responding to the 2019 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 2019 by Marty Ahrens and Ben Evarts, ©2020 National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org.