10+ Million Fires, 19,000 Deaths, And 70,000 Injuries From Internal Combustion Vehicles | CleanTechnica

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), over 10 million highway vehicle fires caused about 19,000 deaths and over 70,000 injuries in the United States from 1980–2015. According to the NFPA, a highway vehicle is, “any vehicle designed to operate normally on highways, such as automobiles, motorcycles, buses, trucks, and trailers.” The good news about the data is that highway vehicle fires have been decreasing since 1980, which was the peak year at 456,000 fires.

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