ABSTRACT

Arson in the United States [2001]   [open pdf - 125KB]

"Arson is the leading cause of fire in the United States. Each year, an estimated 267,000 fires are attributed to arson, which result in $1.4 billion in property loss and cause over 2,000 injuries and 475 deaths. As a result, arson prevention and investigation have become the focus of increased attention within the federal government, the fire service, and the criminal justice system."

Publisher:
Date:
2001-12
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/
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pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
Source:
Topical Fire Report Series (January 2001 (Rev. December 2001)), v.1 no.8
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