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Fire Data & Statistics

Incident Summary, Virginia, 2009-2014

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
Fires 26,139 28,235 25,929 25,169 22,589 23,235
Rescue and EMS 424,182 430,695 452,000 512,162 530,495 558,278
Other Calls 194,798 197,186 206,338 210,410 204,666 208,359
Total Incidents 645,119 656,116 684,267 747,741 757,750 789,872
Aid Given 34,331 38,244 42,167 44,033 43,041 44,348
Fire Exposures 487 447 370 360 349 362
Grand Total 679,937 694,807 726,804 792,134 801,140 834,582
 
Total Fire Dollar Loss $278,180,173 $245,074,521 $239,903,587 $273,735,147 $234,577,638 $242,555,184
 
Civilian Fire Injuries 382 471 479 419 408 432
Civilian Fire Deaths 68 68 56 55 70 77
Fire Service Injuries 341 423 592 671 522 607
Fire Service Deaths 1 3 1 4 1 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

Incident By Month Summary, Virginia, 2014

Fire Incident By Month Summary, Virginia, 2014

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Last Updated: Friday, May 15, 2015