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Published: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:46:00 EST

 



Data snapshot: hospital fires

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:46:00 EST

Our latest data snapshot presents the characteristics of hospital fires for 2012-2014. For each year, nearly a fifth of all medical facility fires reported to U.S. fire departments were hospital fires. The leading cause of hospital fires was cooking. For more information, read the snapshot at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/snapshot_hospital.html