Top 10 Costliest Large-Loss Fires, 2019 (1)

($ millions)

Rank State Month Type of facility Estimated loss
1 Texas November Petrochemical plant $1,100.0
2 California October Wildfire 383.8
3 California June Restaurant 36.0
4 California June Helicopter 30.0
4 Texas July Power generation plant 30.0
5 Ohio February Shipboard fire (In port for repairs) 25.0
6 California October Wildfire 20.5
6 Tennessee September Metal refining 20.5
7 North Carolina April Coffee shop gas explosion and fire 20.0
7 Massachusetts March Manufacturing 20.0
(1) Large-loss fires of $20 million or more in 2019. Note: Loss data shown here may differ from figures shown elsewhere for the same event due to differences in the date of publication, the geographical area covered and other criteria used by organizations collecting the data. Source: National Fire Protection Association www.nfpa.org.