CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2013

 

Property use Civilian fire deaths Percent change from 2012 Percent of all civilian fire deaths Civilian fire injuries
Residential 2,785 15.8% 85.9% 12,575
     1 and 2 family homes (1)   2,430 21.5 75.0 8,300
     Apartments   325 -14.5 10.0 3,900
     Other residential (2) 30 20.0 0.9 375
Nonresidential structures (3) 70 7.7 2.2 1,500
Highway vehicles   300 (4) 9.3 925
Other vehicles (5) 20 -20.0 0.6 125
All other fires (6)  65 8.3 2.0 800
Total   3,240 13.5% 100.0% 15,925
(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) Less than 0.1 percent. (5) Includes trains, boats, ships, farm vehicles and construction vehicles. (6) Includes outside properties with value, as well as brush, rubbish and other outside locations. Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2013 by Michael J. Karter, Jr., ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org/research/reports-and-statistics.