In 2008, heating equipment was involved in an estimated 66,100 reported U.S. home structure fires, with associated losses of 480 civilian deaths, 1,660 civilian injuries, and $1.1 billion in direct property damage. These fires accounted for 17% of all reported home fires. Read these NFPA safety tips for home heating along with facts and figures on the dangers of heating fires. There is an audio public service announcement along with a downloadable brochure with heating and fire safety tips.; NFPA , 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA 02169-7471 Phone: (617) 984-7486
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