Civilian (Nonfirefighter) Fire Deaths And Injuries By Property Use, 2016

 

Property use Civilian fire deaths Percent change from 2015 Percent of all civilian fire deaths Civilian fire injuries
Residential 2,800 7.5% 82.6% 11,125
     1 and 2 family homes (1) 2,410 11.8 71.1 7,375
     Apartments 325 -19.8 9.6 3,375
     Other residential (2) 65 44.4 1.9 375
Nonresidential structures (3) 150 87.5 4.4 1,650
Highway vehicles 280 -37.1 8.3 1,075
Other vehicles (4) 75 36.4 2.2 150
All other fires (5) 85 -10.5 2.5 650
Total 3,390 3.4 100.0% 14,650
(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 2016 by Hylton J.G. Haynes, ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org.