U.S. Fire Administration documents frequency of deaths associated with home fires

by Michael S. Williams | October 1, 2014 10:26 am

By Fred Durso, Jr. Exactly how frequent are home fires deaths? Consider this: there were 20 residential fire fatalities in the U.S. during the week of September 21 alone. Documenting this information on a weekly basis is the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), which collects information on these fires from various media sources. Each week, they send out an alert that includes a U.S. map of where fire deaths have been most severe. Click on a specific state within the map, and you’ll see the incident date, where the fire occurred, and reported cause. The purpose of such documentation, states the USFA, is to help…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative[1]

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  1. NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firesprinklerinitiativeblog/~3/5-JKRkMyxq4/us-fire-administration-documents-frequency-of-deaths-associated-with-home-fires.html

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