Ministry of the
Solicitor General

Ontario Fires

Ontario Fire Incident Summary

Note:
"Structure" includes residential/assembly/business/industrial/farm/miscellaneous structure properties.
"Vehicle" includes aircraft/watercraft/rail/road/other specialty vehicles.

2018: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

7,000

722

81

732.7

  1,088

Outdoor

   806

  21

  4

  12.6

  8,039

Vehicle

3,240

  41

  6

  90.8

     371

Total

11,046

784

91

$836.1

 9,498

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 3 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2017: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

6,683

646

70

658.3

  1,115

Outdoor

   689

  12

  3

  13.2

  6,257

Vehicle

2,935

  33

  6

  67.7

     324

Total

10,307

691

79

$739.2

 7,696

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 3 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2016: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

7,171

674

86

654.8

  1,228

Outdoor

   832

  19

  0

  14.0

  9,450

Vehicle

2,843

  29

  3

  73.3

     381

Total

10,846

722

89

$742.1

 11,059

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 15 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2015: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

7,241

796

85

659.0

  1,227

Outdoor

   769

  22

  2

    7.1

  8,092

Vehicle

2,942

  42

  7

  56.5

     361

Total

10,952

860

94

$722.6

 9,680

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 3 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2014: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

7,065

823

69

784.7

  1,317

Outdoor

  713

  20

  6

  10.9

  6,434

Vehicle

2,859

  38

  5

  66.4

     345

Total

10,637

881

80

$862

 8,096

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 6 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2013: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

7,191

736

70

576.2

  1,238

Outdoor

   710

  17

  5

    9.3

  6,859

Vehicle

2,832

  31

  4

  54.3

     353

Total

10,733

784

79

$639.8

 8,450

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 6 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2012: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

7,496

773

62

543.1

  1,333

Outdoor

   916

  52

  2

    7.3

11,538

Vehicle

2,882

  42

  5

  56.3

     329

Total

11,294

867

69

$606.7

13,200

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 3 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2011: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

7,522

723

81

571.2

1,225

Outdoor

   863

  20

 3

    7.1

8,517

Vehicle

3,116

  36

 2

  54.3

   366

Total

11,501

779

86

$632.6

10,108

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 3 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2010: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

8,037

778

71

506.1

  1,405

Outdoor

1,218

  49

  4

  11.8

10,050

Vehicle

3,595

  32

  4

  67.6

      24

Total

12,850

859

79

585.5

11,479

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 4 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported

2009: Fire Incidents in Ontario

Property Type Number
of loss*
fires
Fire
Injuries
Fire
fatalities**
Estimated
$ loss in
millions
No loss
fires***

Structure

8,286

787

83

583.3

1,878

Outdoor

1,068

45

10

    8.9

8,822

Vehicle

3,591

40

  4

  50.4

   322

Total

12,945

872

97

642.6

11,022

* A loss fire is a fire with an injury, fatality or estimated $ loss.
** Does not include 4 fatalities on Federal or First Nations properties
*** Fires with no $ loss, injury or fatality reported