Civilian (Nonfirefighter) Fire Deaths And Injuries By Property Use, 2018

 

Property use Civilian fire deaths Percent change from 2017 Percent of all civilian fire deaths Civilian fire injuries
Residential 2,820 4% 77% 11,600
     Single- and 2-family homes (1) 2,360 3 67 7,800
     Apartments 360 6 10 3,400
     Other residential (2) 100 25 3 400
Nonresidential structures (3) 90 -14 2 1,100
Highway vehicles 490 23 13 1,300
Other vehicles (4) 70 133 2 200
All other fires (5) 100 -31 3 1,000
Camp Fire (wildland fire) 85 NA 2 NA
Total 3,655 8% 100% 15,200
(1) Includes manufactured homes. (2) Includes hotels and motels, college dormitories, boarding houses, etc. (3) Includes public assembly, educational, institutional, store and office, industry, utility, storage and special structure properties. (4) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles. (5) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations. NA=Data not available. Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2018 by Ben Evarts, ©2019 National Fire Protection Association www.nfpa.org.