Chart of economic losses to fire in 2010 dollars 1980 to 2010
Chart displays the trend line for economic losses from fire adjusted to 2010 dollars. There is a steady, slight decline from 21 billion dollars in 1980 to sixteen billion dollars in 2010. The events of September 11, 2001 are not included.
All numbers are approximate.
Source: The Total Cost of Fire in the United States, John R. Hall, Jr., NFPA, March 2013
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