Cooking Fire Statistics

LEADING CAUSES OF HOME STRUCTURE FIRES

  • Cooking is the leading cause of residential fires.

  • Unattended equipment on the stovetop is the leading factor contributing to cooking fires, cooking fire injuries, and deaths.

  • Cooking fires cause an average of $1.1 billion in direct property damage every year.

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HOME COOKING FIRES BY EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IN IGNITION

Fires

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Civilian Deaths

Civilian Injuries

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