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Fire Data & Statistics

Incident Summary, Virginia, 2009-2014

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014* 2015**
Fires 28,235 25,929 25,169 22,589 23,235 9,294
Rescue and EMS 430,695 452,000 512,162 530,495 558,278 205,752
Other Calls 197,186 206,338 210,410 204,666 208,359 78,149
Total Incidents 656,116 684,267 747,741 757,750 789,872 293,195
Aid Given 38,244 42,167 44,033 43,041 44,348 17,564
Fire Exposures 447 370 360 349 362 141
Grand Total 694,807 726,804 792,134 801,140 834,582 310,900
 
Total Fire Dollar Loss $245,074,521 $239,903,587 $273,735,147 $234,577,638 $242,555,184 $104,527,462
 
Civilian Fire Injuries 471 479 419 408 432 165
Civilian Fire Deaths 68 56 55 70 77 26
Fire Service Injuries 423 592 671 522 607 195
Fire Service Deaths 3 1 4 1 0 0

2014 VFIRS Data Quick Facts*

Incident Type Summary, Virginia, 2014


  • Fire departments in Virginia responded to an average of 2,287 incidents per day in 201; one incident occurred every 38 seconds.
     
  • Rescue and EMS calls accounted for 71% of the total incidents in Virginia in 2014; fires only made up 3% of the calls.
     
  • The total fire dollar loss associated with fires in Virginia in 2014 was $243 million.
     
  • One civilian was killed or injured by fire in Virginia every 17 hours in 2014.
     
  • January was the month with the most incidents, while April was the month with the largest amount of fires.
     

* Data is compiled from all incidents reported for 2014 as of the final closeout on 4/15/2015
** Data is compiled for 2015 as of 7/7/2015 and is considered preliminary since we are continuously receiving new and updated reports from fire departments.

Incident By Month Summary, Virginia, 2014

Fire Incident By Month Summary, Virginia, 2014

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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 7, 2015