U.S. fire statistics: number of structure fires, by property use 2017

Number of structure fires in the U.S. in 2017, by property use

U.S. fire statistics: number of structure fires, by property use 2017 This statistic shows the number of structure fires in the United States in 2017, by type of property use. There were an estimated 499,000 structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2017, of which 379,000 occurred in residential structures.
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Number of structure fires in the U.S. in 2017, by property use

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Property UseNumber of fires
One- and two-family homes262,500
Apartments95,000
Special structures39,000
Storage in structures27,500
Other residential22,500
Stores and offices18,000
Public assembly14,500
Industry, utility, defense*8,500
Institutional7,000
Educational5,500
Property UseNumber of fires
One- and two-family homes262,500
Apartments95,000
Special structures39,000
Storage in structures27,500
Other residential22,500
Stores and offices18,000
Public assembly14,500
Industry, utility, defense*8,500
Institutional7,000
Educational5,500
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This statistic shows the number of structure fires in the United States in 2017, by type of property use. There were an estimated 499,000 structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2017, of which 379,000 occurred in residential structures.
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