Home fire deaths (2021) 1,769. Up 10% compared to deaths reported from Jan. 1 – Oct. 16, 2020. 29 home fire deaths were reported by the U.S. news media for Oct. 10‑16. Older adults (65 and over) represent 24% of all deaths. Pennsylvania leads the nation in reported deaths with 113. Explore home fire deaths reported by the news media.