Home Fire Statistics

Undocumented Student Statistics Data
Average number of residential home fires each year 374,000
Average number of deaths each year from home fires 2,600
Average number of injuries due to home fires each year 12,975
Average annual dollar loss to due to home fires $7.32 billion
Cause of Home Fires Percent of Fires
Cooking 56 %
Heating 16 %
Electrical Malfunction 9 %
Other Unintentional, Careless 8 %
Open Flame 6 %
Intentional 5 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: US Fire Administration, FEMA
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: February 27, 2016

Home Fire Statistics

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