According to the report, an estimated 108,400 winter residential building fires occur annually in the United States, resulting in an estimated average of 945 deaths, 3,825 injuries, and $1.7 billion in property loss.
April 06, 2010
Cooking is the leading cause of winter residential building fires (36 percent), followed by heating (23 percent). Winter residential building fires usually occur during the early evening hours, peaking from 5 to 8 p.m.
March 09, 2010