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Statistical Reports on the U.S. Fire Problem

U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) statistical reports explore aspects of the U.S. fire problem that affect Americans in their daily lives. Primarily based on data collected through USFA’s National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), our reports briefly address the nature and relevance of the specific fire or fire-related problem, highlight important findings, and suggest other resources to consider for further information.

As a follow-up to these reports, visit our fire safety and prevention outreach section for materials that will help you increase community awareness about many of the fire problems addressed below.

Our latest reports

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RV Fires (2018-2020)

Recreational Vehicle Fires (2018‑2020)

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Portable Heater Fires in Residential Buildings

Portable Heater Fires in Residential Buildings (2017‑2019)

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Heating Fires in Residential Buildings (2017-2019)

Heating Fires in Residential Buildings (2017‑2019)

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Fire Risk in 2019

Fire Risk in 2019

Topical fire reports are designed to explore facets of the U.S. fire problem as depicted through data collected in the USFA’s National Fire Incident Reporting System. Each topical report briefly addresses the nature of the specific fire or fire-related topic, highlights important findings from the data, and may suggest other resources to consider for further information.

How we calculate fire loss statistics

These documents describe the data sources and methodology we use to calculate our fire loss estimates.

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