U.S. civilian deaths in structure fires 1977 to 2017

This statistic shows the total number of civilian deaths occurred due to structure fires in the United States from 1977 to 2017. In 2017, there was a total of 499,000 structure fires reported in the United States which caused 2,815 civilian deaths.
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Number of civilian deaths caused by structure fires in the United States from 1977 to 2017
Number of civilian deaths
1977 6,505
1978 6,305
1979 5,970
1980 5,675
1981 5,760
1982 5,200
1983 5,090
1984 4,525
1985 5,265
1986 4,985
1987 4,880
1988 5,280
1989 4,655
1990 4,400
1991 3,765
1992 3,940
1993 3,980
1994 3,590
1995 3,985
1996 4,220
1997 3,510
1998 3,420
1999 3,040
2000 3,535
2001*3,220
2002 2,775
2003 3,385
2004 3,305
2005 3,105
2006 2,705
2007 3,000
2008 2,900
2009 2,695
2010 2,755
2011 2,640
2012 2,470
2013 2,855
20142,860
20152,685
20162,950
20172,815
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