ABSTRACT

Cooking Fires in Residential Buildings (2014-2016)   [open pdf - 549KB]

From the Document: "Each year, from 2014 to 2016, fire departments responded to an estimated average of 188,800 cooking fires in residential buildings across the nation. These fires resulted in an annual average of 195 deaths, 3,800 injuries and $463 million in property loss. [...] From 2014 to 2016, cooking was, by far, the leading cause of all residential building fires and accounted for 50 percent of all residential building fires responded to by fire departments across the nation. Additionally, cooking was the leading cause of all residential building fire injuries."

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Date:
2018-12
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Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Fire Administration: https://www.usfa.fema.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
Source:
Topical Fire Report Series (December 2018), v.19, Issue 9
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