USFA Posts Confined Structure Fire Report

April 2006
Fire Chief;Apr2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p17
Trade Publication
The article presents some information and data on confined structure fire incidents in 2002 from the United States National Fire Incident Reporting System. The reporting system was developed by the National Fire Data Center, which is part of the US Fire Administration. Confined structure fires are small fires that are confined to noncombustible containers and do not result to serious injury or large losses. A graph on confined structure fires is presented showing fires related to cooking, heating, trash and special equipment.


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