- Fire doubles every 60 seconds.
- Over 2 million fires are reported to fire departments each year in the USA.
- New York City alone has more fires each year than Japan.
- There are over Ten Billion Dollars in property damages in the USA each year from fire.
- Despite the use of sprinklers and smoke alarms, the USA has the worst fire fatality rate in the industrialized world.
- Fires kill more Americans annually than floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes combined.
- In deadly home fires 14% had working smoke detectors and alarms.
- Smoke detectors failed to operate in 44% of reported fires.
- You have no sense of smell when sleeping.
- Almost 40% of fire victims die in their sleep.
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