Top 10 Costliest Large-Loss Fires, 2016

($ millions)

Rank Month State Type of facility Estimated loss
1 November Tennessee Wildland urban interface fire $911.0 (1)
2 August California Wildland urban interface fire (Clayton Fire) 174.6
3 March California Textiles warehouse 40.0
4 September Minnesota Warehouse 25.0
5 July Washington Unoccupied six-story mixed-occupancy building 20.0
6 July California  Unoccupied six-story apartment building 20.0
7 July California One-story multi-tenant strip mall 18.9
8 June Mississippi One-story manufacturing plant 17.6
9 October Oregon Office building 17.2
10 April Arizona Unoccupied three-story apartment building 17.0
(1) The NFPA notes that latest information for this event is not available. Source: Reproduced with permission from Large-Loss Fires in the United States, 2016 by Stephen G. Badger, ©National Fire Protection Association. www.nfpa.org.