Statistics for "outdoor fires"

The U.S. Fire Administration has released some statistics about “outdoor fires” that were compiled from the National Fire Incident Reporting System between 2004 and 2006.  The system uses some very broad categories that in some cases provide little meaningful information, but there are still some interesting tidbits and cool graphics in the report.

For example:

And check out the sharp peak in daily fire occurrence around the first part of July…. probably July 4th, caused by geniuses with fireworks.

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