Periodically various organizations such as the United States Fire Administration, the National Fire Protection Association and the National Association of State Fire Marshals issue statistical reports that reflect trends and patterns in fire. This section addresses locations where you can go to find these reports.

Case Studies

The following is an inventory of fires in buildings under construction. Those conducting research on this topic will find this inventory most useful in identifying various experiences that are contributing to modern firefighting practices. Readers who hear of or experience a fire...


NFPA & USFA Record Of Statistical Reports

For obtaining accurate and up to date statistics on fire losses in buildings under construction in the United States and Canada review the following sources: Fires in Residential Properties Under Construction or Undergoing Major Renovation Campbell, Richard, Fire Analysis and...



The mission of this website is to provide background information to both public and private sector organizations regarding how to reduce the frequency and severity of fires during construction. This site identifies many best management practices that were collected during a literature search.

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