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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2 by location, Scotland, 1994-2003

Table 1
Fires (thousands)

Year

All Fires

Primary Fires

Secondary fires

Chimney Fires

Total fires in buildings and outdoors

Buildings

Outdoors

Total

Dwellings

Other Buildings

Total

Road Vehicles

Other

1994

61.7

19.7

13.9

9.5

4.3

5.9

4.6

1.2

34.9

7.0

1995 3

54.8

19.4

13.5

9.2

4.3

6.0

4.7

1.3

35.4

5.6

1996

62.3

19.6

13.8

9.5

4.3

5.8

4.8

1.0

36.6

6.1

1997

50.8

18.9

13.3

9.3

4.0

5.6

4.6

1.0

27.2

4.7

1998

45.6

18.9

13.0

9.2

3.8

5.9

5.1

0.8

22.7

4.1

1999

52.6

20.7

13.5

9.4

4.1

7.2

6.1

1.1

28.5

3.5

2000

55.7

20.2

13.3

9.3

3.9

6.9

6.0

0.9

32.4

3.1

2001

59.4

19.7

12.8

8.8

4.0

6.9

5.7

1.2

36.2

3.4

2002 4

52.6

19.2

12.2

8.5

3.7

7.0

5.8

1.2

30.9

2.5

2003 5

65.6

18.0

11.7

8.0

3.7

6.3

5.0

1.3

45.4

2.2

1 Including late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
2 Figures from 1994 are based on sample data weighted to brigade totals.
3 Data for 1995 exclude a number of late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
4 Includes estimates for incidents occuring during ten days of national industrial action in November 2002.
5 Includes estimates for incidents not recorded during industrial action in January and February 2003.