The critical nature of our educational institutions demands state of the art fire protection to protect our students, staff, educators and facilities. With more than 50% of fires at Schools and Universities originating from cooking operations, it is not enough to simply have the best fire protection solutions designed and properly installed they must be serviced and maintained by competent persons who possess the knowledge, as well as the appreciation, of the importance and special requirements afforded to our Schools and Universities.
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U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 6,260 structure fires in educational properties in 2005-2009, annually. These fires caused annual averages of 85 civilian fire injuries and $112 million in direct property damage.
The majority of fires and losses in educational properties were in nursery through high schools.
EDUCATIONAL PROPERTY STRUCTURE FIRES BY FACILITY TYPE
The following estimates are annual averages for 2005-2009
Source: Structure Fires in Educational Properties, PKG14, 6/11, NFPA Fire Analysis and Research, Quincy, MA.