THE TEN MOST COSTLY LARGE-LOSS FIRES OF 2010 (1)

($ millions)

Rank State Type of facility Estimated loss
1 Colorado Wildfire $217
2 California Shopping mall 110
3 California Outside natural gas explosion and fire 65
4 Illinois Wastewater treatment plant explosion 52
5 Texas Electronics warehouse 40
6 Missouri Elementary school 29
7 California Produce storage 20
8 Texas Church 15
9 Texas Sawmill 15
10 Utah Church 15

(1) Large-loss fires of $15 million or more.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.