!http://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef015391bad4a2970b-800wi|border=0|src=http://nfpa.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8351b9f3453ef015391bad4a2970b-800wi|alt=Fire Loss Clock|style=margin: 0px 0px 5px 5px;|title=Fire Loss Clock|class=asset asset-image at-xid-6a00d8351b9f3453ef015391bad4a2970b! Did you know that in 2010, a fire department in the United States responded to a fire every 24 seconds?
Did you know that in 2010, one home structure fire was reported every 85 seconds?
Did you know that in 2010, one civilian fire injury was reported every 30 minutes?
Download a free</span> copy of NFPA's new Fire Loss Clock handout that underscores the toll of fire in America. It's perfect for your next neighborhood meeting, fire department open house, or classroom safety lesson. All of the data is from NFPA's new "[Fire Loss in the United States During 2010" report | http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=413&URL=Research/Fire%20reports/Overall%20fire%20statistics] by Michael J. Karter, which is also free from NFPA's web site.
- Mike Hazell </p>