Fire Death Rates

Ontario Fatal Fires: Fire Death Rate

This report shows the fatalities and fire death rate in Ontario fires over a 10 year period from 2007 to 2016

The fire death rate is the number of fatalities per million population.

Fire deaths on First Nations and Federal properties in Ontario are excluded from these totals.

Fire deaths in vehicle collisions are not included in these totals.

Data Source: The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management investigates fatal fires in Ontario.

Revised: December 2017.


 

Fire Death Rate in Ontario: All Fatalities

The fire death rate is the number of fire fatalities per million population.

In 2007 there were 92 fire deaths, the population was 12.8 million, the fire death rate was 7.2

In 2016 there were 88 fire deaths, the population was 13.4 million, the fire death rate was 6.6.

Fire deaths on First Nations and Federal properties in Ontario are excluded from these totals.
Fire deaths in vehicle accidents are not included in these totals.
Population Source: Statistics Canada.

Fire Death Rate in Ontario: All Fatalities



 

 

Fire Death Rate in Ontario: Structure Fires 

The majority of the fire deaths occur in structures.

The structure fire death rate is the number of structure fire fatalities per million population.

In 2007 there were 84 fire deaths in structures, the population was 12.8 million, the fire death rate was 6.6

In 2016 there were 85 fire deaths in structures, the population was 13.4 million, the fire death rate was 6.3

Fire deaths on First Nations and Federal properties in Ontario are excluded from these totals.
Fire deaths in vehicle accidents are not included in these totals.
Population Source: Statistics Canada.

Fire Death Rate in Ontario: Structure Fires 


 

Fire Death Rate in Ontario: Residential Structure Fires

The majority of structure fire deaths occur in residential structures.

The residential fire death rate is the number of residential fire fatalities per million population.

In 2007 there were 83 fire deaths in residential structures, the population was 12.8 million, the fire death rate was 6.5.

In 2016 there were 81 fire deaths in residential structures, the population was 13.4 million, the fire death rate was 6.

Fire deaths on First Nations and Federal properties in Ontario are excluded from these totals.
Fire deaths in vehicle accidents are not included in these totals.
Population Source: Statistics Canada.

Fire Death Rate in Ontario: Residential Structure Fires