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- Fire threat youngest and oldest. // USA Today Magazine;Apr94, Vol. 122 Issue 2587, p14
Presents statistics on fires and fire threats. Threat to children; Fires caused by children; Death due to residential fires; Danger of residential fires to elderly people; Increase of peril with age; Cooking as a leading cause of residential fires; Preventability of fires; Seven ways to sleep safe.
- NFPA releases 1995 statistics. // Fire Engineering;Oct96, Vol. 149 Issue 10, p40
Presents National Fire Protection Association's fire-related statistics for 1995 in the United States. Includes decline in fires; Decrease in civilian injuries; Contact information.
- The treadmill. Carpo, William F. // Fire Engineering;Aug97, Vol. 150 Issue 8, p105
Reports on the steady decline in the national number of fires, deaths and injuries. Data on the number of fires, injuries and fatalities in 1977-1995; On-scene fatality and injury rates per 100,000 fire-firefighters; Main problem in the high number of runs in fire department; Consequences of...
- Kids and fires. // Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p6
Reports that almost 1,000 children under six-years of age were killed in home fires each year from 1985 to 1989.
- Where there's smoke... J.A.G. // Popular Science;Dec95, Vol. 247 Issue 6, p32
States that although December is the month for holiday celebrations it is also the month of most house fires. Citation by National Fire Protection Association, Massachusetts.
- LATEST NATIONAL FIRE STATISTICS. // Fire Safety Engineering;Mar2003, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p4
Presents fire statistics in Great Britain for the period April 2001 to March 2002. Number of fires in buildings; Increase in the number of deaths in fires; Rate of increase in the number of false fire alarms.
- Cause of Ignition 2002. // Fire Chief;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p16
Presents statistical data concerning fire incidents by cause of ignition in the U.S. in 2002. Failure of equipment; Act of nature; Unintentional and intentional causes.
- Playing with fire--a deadly game. Mack, Rae // Safetyline;Sep-Nov94, Issue 70, p2
Reports on the number of fires in Navy and Marine Corps family-housing areas in the United States from October 1993 to April 1994 that were set by children playing with matches, lighters and stoves. Number of people injured; Amount of government and personal property that were destroyed by the...
- USFA releases residential fires report. // Fire Engineering;Dec2011, Vol. 164 Issue 12, p44
The article cites the report "Residential Building Fires," by the U.S. Fire Administration's National Fire Data Center, which provides statistics on the leading causes of both confined and non-confined fires in various types of residential buildings.