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Hospital, Brooklyn, NY,  8/2/1978, 6 fatalities
NFPA members: Download this Brooklyn, NY report. (PDF)

Chemical Storage, Phoenix, AZ, 11/15/84, 1 fatality.
NFPA members: Download this Phoenix, AZ report (PDF)

Residential Fire, Biloxi, MS, 10/20/86, 2 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Biloxi, MS report (PDF)

Warehouse (2 separate), Detroit, MI, 3/12/87, 3 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Detroit, MI report (PDF)

Residential House, Milford, MI, 10/25/87, 3 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Milford, MI report (PDF)

Auto dealership, Hackensack, NJ, 7/1/88, 5 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Hackensack, NJ report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Explosives, Kansas City, MO, 11/29/88, 6 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Kansas City, MO report (PDF)

Warehouse, Seattle, WA, 9/9/89, 1 fatality.
NFPA members: Download this Seattle, WA report (PDF)

One Meridian Plaza, Philadelphia, PA, 2/23/91, 3 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Philadelphia, PA report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Brackenridge, PA, 12/20/91, 4 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Brackenridge, PA report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Printing Office Fire, Denver, CO, 9/28/92, 1 fatality.
NFPA members: Download this Denver, CO report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in Spanish (PDF)

South Canyon Fire, Glenwood Springs, CO, 7/6/94, 14 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Glenwood Springs, CO report (PDF)

Food Storage Warehouse, Seattle, WA, 1/05/95, 4 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Seattle, WA report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Residential House, Pittsburgh, PA, 2/14/95, 3 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Pittsburgh, PA report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Mercantile, Chesapeake, VA, 3/18/96, 2 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Chesapeake, VA report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Mercantile, Branford, CT, 11/28/96, 1 fatality.
NFPA members: Download this Branford, CT report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Storage Facility, West Helena, AR, 5/8/97, 3 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this West Helena, AR report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

BLEVE, Albert City, IA, 4/9/98, 2 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Albert City, IA report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Commercial Building, Marks, MS  8/29/98, 2 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Marks, MS report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Residential, Keokuk, IA, 12/22/99, 6 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Keokuk, IA report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Church, Lake Worth, TX, 2/15/99, 3 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Lake Worth, TX report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)

Supermarket, Phoenix, AZ, 3/14/01, 1 fatality.
NFPA members: Download this Phoenix, AZ report (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English (PDF)