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2007 State Fire Death Rates

National Fire Death Rate:
13.2 deaths per million population
State Fire Death Rate
District of Columbia 39.2
Mississippi 28.4
Arkansas 26.0
West Virginia 24.8
Oklahoma 24.9
Alaska 25.1
Louisiana 23.8
Alabama 22.6
Tennessee 22.5
Missouri 20.1

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Fire in the United States

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This report provides a statistical overview of fires in the United States and is designed to equip the fire service and others with information that motivates corrective action, sets priorities, targets specific fire programs, serves as a model for State and local analyses of fire data, and provides a baseline for evaluating programs.

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