ABSTRACT

Dormitory Fires   [open pdf - 175KB]

"Each year in the United States, there are an estimated 1,300 fires in high school, private and prep school, and university dormitories. These fires are responsible for less than 5 deaths, and approximately 50 injuries and $4.1 million in property loss annually. This topical report [revised December 2001] examines the characteristics of fires coded in the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) occurring in dormitories."

Publisher:
Date:
2001-12
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
United States Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
Source:
United States Fire Administration Topical Fire Research Series (March 2001), v.1 no.14
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