We are testing a new beta website for gov.scot go to new site

Fire Statistics Scotland, 2000

Listen

FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2000

16 Fires and casualties by motive of fire and brigade area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2000 (Table 7a)

16.1 In 2000, Strathclyde reported 46 per cent of total Scottish accidental fires and 56 per cent of total Scottish malicious fires. Lothian and Borders reported 17 per cent of total Scottish accidental fires and 20 per cent of total Scottish malicious fires.

16.2 In comparison to UK figures, Scotland contributed 11 per cent of the UK's accidental fires (11,388 fires), and 8 per cent of the UK's malicious fires (8,815).