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Apartment Fires

November 2, 2018 Click to view Apartment Fires

In 2017, 95,000 fires occurred in apartment buildings within the United States. The damages estimated around $1,600,000,000. There were 340 civilian deaths due to these fires in apartment buildings. 3,130 civilian injuries occurred during these fires. During the 1970’s, apartment buildings were only required to be sprinkled if they were three or more stories in height and constructed of combustible materials. In 1998, the City of Huntsville adopted the 1997 NFPA [more]

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