Civilian Home Fire Fatality Notices

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Civilian Home Fire Fatality Notices

For the week of February 19 – February 25, 2017

Map view of past week’s  media reports on civilian home fire fatalities


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Weekly compilation of media reports on civilian home fire fatalities

Civilian deaths:

  • Number of fatalities: 43
  • Number of states with fatalities: 24
  • Total number of incidents: 35

Demographic breakdown:

  • Male: 24
  • Female: 16
  • Gender unreported: 3
  • Over 65: 11
  • Children 14 and under: 8
  • Number of multiple fatality incidents (MFI): 7
  • Total number of fatalities that occur in MFI:  15

Year-to-date home fire fatalities all ages: 473

Notes: Compiled by searching online news media sources for fire fatality-related stories. Data not reported by the media is not included.


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