n Half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p. m. and 7 a. m. when most people are asleep. Only one in five home fires were reported during these hours.
n One quarter of home fire deaths were caused by fires that started in the bedroom. Another quarter resulted from fires in the living room, family room or den.
n Three out of five home fire deaths happen from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.
n In 2013, U. S. fire departments responded to an estimated 369,500 home structure fires. These fires caused 2,755 deaths, 12,200 civilian injuries, and $7 billion in direct damage
n Home fires killed an average of eight people every day in 2013.
n Cooking equipment is the leading cause of home fire injuries, followed by heating equipment.