July 23, 2015

Church Fires Declining, but Many Still Intentionally Set

Date Undetermined cause/other Accidental fires Arson/bombings
1996 23 111 296
1997 43 127 209
1998 80 107 168
1999 75 87 147
2000 129 71 136
2001 59 62 117
2002 78 55 93
2003 68 62 128
2004 59 44 107
2005 66 65 139
2006 63 55 146
2007 61 65 122
2008 44 52 85
2009 51 31 87
2010 39 33 119
2011 31 38 75
2012 47 24 73
2013 54 33 60
2014 57 28 42
2015 29 21 29

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