THE ELEVEN MOST COSTLY LARGE-LOSS FIRES OF 2011 (1)

($ millions)

Rank State Type of facility Estimated loss
1 Texas Wildfire $400
2 California Plastic products storage 40
3 Texas Wildfire 40
4 Texas Plastic products storage 35
5 Kentucky Chemical manufacturing plant 35
6 Michigan Vehicle parts assembly plant 22
7 California Power generation plant 20
8 South Carolina Fertilizer manufacturing plant 20
9 Nebraska Office building 20
10 North Carolina Office building 20
11 Texas Chemical manufacturing plant 20

(1) Fires/explosions causing $20 million or more in property loss.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.