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Trends and Patterns of U.S. Fire Losses in 2012
NFPA Fire Analysis and Research Division, November 2013
Using data from the current and previous editions of the Fire Loss in the United States, this analysis shows trends in fires and associated losses over time. Fire and loss data for 2012 are also grouped by incident type.
Large-Loss Fires in the United States
Stephen G. Badger, November 2013
Incident descriptions and summary statistics on fires causing $10 million or more in damage in 2012.
Fire Loss in the United States During 2012
Michael J. Karter, Jr., September 2013
This report contains overall statistics from the NFPA survey of fire departments on fires, civilian deaths and injuries, and property damage in 2012. Includes patterns by major property class. Includes patterns by major property class, region and community size as well as information on types of fire department calls and false alarms.
Catastrophic Multiple-Death Fires for 2012
Stephen G. Badger, September 2013
Incident descriptions and summary statistics on fires causing at least 5 deaths.
Fatal Effects of Fire
John R. Hall, Jr., March 2011
This short report provides trend information on burns versus smoke inhalation as fatal effects of fire, including both numbers and shares of fire deaths, with analysis of fire incident reporting versus death certificate reporting on the same topic.
A Few Facts at the Household Level
Fire Analysis and Research Division, July 2009
Have you ever wondered what your personal risk of fire is over your lifetime? Or how the fire risk from smoking – when you’re not the smoker – compares with the other risks to non-smokers from smoking? These and many other examples of fire statistics at the individual or household level are presented as a collection of conversation-starters in this short report.