2013 Fire Facts
1,240,000 total fires were reported in the U.S. during 2013. 487,500 of these were structure fires.
3,240 Civilian Fire Deaths – one death every 2 hours and 42 minutes.
15,925 Civilian Fire Injuries – one person is injured every 33 minutes.
Total fire loss/property damage (structure, home structure, vehicle and outside fire) was over 22 billion dollars.
A fire department was responding to a fire call somewhere in the U.S. every 25 seconds.
A vehicle fire every 167 seconds.
One outside fire every 56 seconds.
A structure fire every 85 seconds.
A home structure fire every 85 seconds.