CIVILIAN (NONFIREFIGHTER) FIRE DEATHS AND INJURIES BY PROPERTY USE, 2008
Property use Civilian fire deaths Percent change
from 2007
Percent of all
 civilian fire deaths
Civilian
 fire injuries
Residential 2,780 -4.0% 83.7% 13,560
     1 and 2 family dwellings (1) 2,365 0.5 71.2 9,185
     Apartments 390 -24.7 11.8 3,975
     Other residential (2) 25 -16.7 0.7 400
Nonresidential structures (3) 120 14.3 3.6 1,400
Highway vehicles 350 -4.1 10.5 850
Other vehicles (4) 15 -25.0 0.5 215
All other fires (5) 55 22.2 1.7 680
Total 3,320 -3.2% 100.0% 16,705

(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: National Fire Protection Association.