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In a September 2023 report, the NFPA released a report "Structure Fires Started by Hot Work" and some of their key findings included:

  • US fire departments responded to an estimated average of 3,396 structure fires involving hot work each year from 2017 to 2021. These fires caused an estimated yearly average of 19 civilian deaths, 120 civilian injuries, and $292 million in direct property damage.

  • Of these fires involving hot work, 46 percent occurred in or on homes, including one- or two-family homes and apartments and other multifamily homes, while 44 percent occurred in or on non-home properties.

  • Welding torches were the most common type of equipment involved in these fires. In homes, welding torches were involved in 38 percent of the fires, 43 percent of the civilian deaths, 44 percent of the civilian injuries, and 45 percent of the direct property damage.

The full report can be found here: 

Structure Fires Started by Hot Work | NFPA Research

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