Civilian (Nonfirefighter) Fire Deaths And Injuries By Property Use, 2014

 

Property use Civilian fire deaths Percent change from 2013 Percent of all civilian fire deaths Civilian fire injuries
Residential 2,795 0.4% 85.3% 12,175
     One- and two-family homes (1) 2,345 -3.5 71.6 8,025
     Apartments 400 23.1 12.2 3,800
     Other residential (2) 50 66.7 1.5 350
Nonresidential structures (3) 65 -7.1 2.0 1,250
Highway vehicles 310 3.3 9.5 1,275
Other vehicles (4) 35 75.0 1.1 175
All other fires (5) 70 7.7 2.1 900
Total   3,275 1.1% 100.0% 15,775
(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. Source: Reproduced with permission from Fire Loss in the United States During 2014 by Hylton J.G. Haynes, ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org/research/reports-and-statistics.