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Fire Data & Statistics

Incident Summary, Virginia, 2010-2015*

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015*
Fires 35,985 33,910 32,385 29,640 30,331 26,939
Rescue and EMS 463,598 469,643 531,729 550,102 579,107 545,320
Other Calls 216,411 225,632 230,858 224,783 228,236 220,458
Total Incidents
(Sub Total)
715,994 729,185 794,972 804,525 837,674 792,717
Aid Given 38,673 42,817 44,414 43,418 44,518 45,086
Fire Exposures 448 375 362 351 362 311
Grand Total 755,115 772,377 839,748 848,294 882,554 838,114
 
Total Fire Dollar Loss $248,370,302 $216,669,948 $276,258,376 $223,404,661 $242,914,981 $237,908,381
 
Civilian Fire Injuries 472 480 419 406 432 447
Civilian Fire Deaths** 97 79 80 106 99 79
Fire Service Injuries 427 592 668 538 609 473
Fire Service Deaths 2 1 2 2 0 1

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.
     

* Reported data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) as of March 1, 2016.
Data for year 2015 is considered preliminary as we are continuing to receive new/updated reports.
**Source: Virginia Department of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Incident By Month Summary, Virginia, 2014

Fire Incident By Month Summary, Virginia, 2014

VFIRS Participation

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Last Updated: Thursday, March 3, 2016