EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL

Electrical Fire Statistics in BC

Fire Loss Statistics
From 2004/01/01 To 2007/09/14
All BC Locations
Associated to Incident Types:  Structure
Fire Code: IG, Range: 5100 to 5900 – Electrical Distribution Equipment

 

Year

# of Fires

Property Loss

Contents Loss

Total Loss

Injuries

Fatalities

Wild/Int Fires

 

2007

83

$4,484,370

$1,214,050

$5,698,420

2

0

0

 

2006

173

$15,780,005

$8,247,020

$24,027,025

7

0

0

 

2005

168

$6,136,061

$2,935,292

$9,071,353

6

1

0

 

2004

209

$29,280,559

$2,811,855

$32,092,414

5

3

0

Totals

 

633

$55,680,995

$15,208,217

$70,889,212

20

4

0

Source: Office of the Fire Commissioner, Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General

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