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New study says nearly all structure fire deaths happen in home fires

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According to a new study, Home Structure Fires, from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home fires account for 92 percent of fire deaths that occur in structures. These fires cause an average of 2,840 civilian deaths each year.

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"This study strongly underscores the need to aggressively work to reduce the number of home fires in this country in order to save lives from fire," said Lorraine Carli, vice president of communications.

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