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FACT SHEET: Fires in Industrial or Manufacturing Properties

26/10/2017
An estimated $507 million in direct property damage is caused by structure fires in manufacturing and industrial properties each year. Learn more

An estimated $507 million in direct property damage is caused by structure fires in manufacturing and industrial properties each year. Malfunctioning equipment or mechanical failures are one of the leading causes of these destructive incidents. Examining data on structure fires in industrial and manufacturing properties provided by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Powder & Bulk Solids presents an overview the role equipment and maintenance plays in the massive human and financial costs of these fires in factories and steps plant operators and mangers can take to prevent them.