Data snapshot: hospital fires

Posted on 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