Heating equipment is a leading cause of fires in U.S. homes. Heating equipment was responsible for 15% of home structure fires in 2012-2016, ranking as the second leading cause behind fires caused by cooking equipment. Home heating equipment fires also accounted for nearly one-fifth (19%) of civilian deaths (tied for third behind fires caused by smoking materials and cooking equipment), 12% of civilian injuries (second behind cooking equipment), and 16% of direct property damage (third behind electrical distribution and lighting equipment and cooking equipment). For more information please click on the link below.

Home Fires Involving Heating Equipment

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