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Home Fire Statistics

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Average number of residential home fires each year374,000
Average number of deaths each year from home fires2,600
Average number of injuries due to home fires each year12,975
Average annual dollar loss to due to home fires$7.32 billion
Cause of Home FiresPercent of Fires
Cooking56 %
Heating16 %
Electrical Malfunction9 %
Other Unintentional, Careless8 %
Open Flame6 %
Intentional5 %
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Sources: US Fire Administration, FEMA
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: May 23, 2017

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