THE TEN MOST CATASTROPHIC MULTIPLE-DEATH FIRES OF 2011 (1)
Rank Month State Type of facility Deaths
1 March Pennsylvania Single-family home 7
2 March Texas Single-family manufactured home 6
3 April Washington Single-family home 6
4 May Illinois 10-unit apartment building 6
5 June Ohio Single-family home 6
6 July Minnesota Bed and breakfast 6
7 July New York Single-family home 6
8 October Kansas Grain elevator 6
9 January Washington 9-unit apartment building 5
10 January Texas Single-family home 5

(1) Fires that kill five or more people in home property, or three or more people in nonhome or nonstructural property.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.