Home fires with ten or more fatalities, 1980-2013

 

October 28, 1980

Illinois apartment building

10 deaths

December 18, 1980

Utah apartment building

12 deaths

January 11, 1981

Illinois single-family home

11 deaths

October 24, 1981

New Jersey apartment building

11 deaths

May 14, 1982

Maryland row house

10 deaths

July 5, 1982

Connecticut apartment building

14 deaths

February 8, 1984

Pennsylvania single-family home

10 deaths

May 13, 1985

Pennsylvania row house

11 deaths

September 30, 1987

Wisconsin single-family home

12 deaths

January 1, 1989

Minnesota single-family home

10 deaths

December 24, 1989

Tennessee apartment building (older adults)

16 deaths

February 16, 1991

Connecticut apartment building

10 deaths

October 20, 1991

Oakland fire storm

25 civilians & 1 firefighter

December 9, 1991

Illinois apartment building

10 deaths

May 3, 1993

California apartment building

12 deaths

March 22, 1998

Pennsylvania seasonal dwelling

11 deaths

January 3, 2001

Delaware single family dwelling

11 deaths

September 12, 2004 Ohio apartment building 10 deaths

March 10, 2005

Louisiana single-family townhouse

11 deaths

February 6, 2007

Kentucky single-family dwelling

10 deaths

March 7, 2007

New York single-family dwelling

10 deaths

April 2008

Pennslyvania two-story single family

10 deaths

Source: NFPA's Fire Incident Data Organization

Updated: 8/14

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