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A monthly compendium of facts and figures


A monthly compendium of facts and figures

  • The ranking of the United States among industrialized nations for the number of annual fire deaths as a percentage of the country's total population: 1


  • Approximate number of fires documented annually in college dormitories: 17,000


  • Of these reported fires, the percentage of dorms which had installed sprinkler systems: 27


  • Cost of installing sprinklers as a percentage of total building cost: 1


  • Value of property damage caused by fires in 1998: $8,629,000

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