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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2 by location and brigade area, Scotland (England, Wales and Northern Ireland), 2003 3a

Table 1(a)
Fires (thousands)

Brigade Area

All Fires

Primary Fires

Secondary fires

Chimney Fires

Total

Total Buildings

Outdoors

Central

3.1

0.8

0.5

0.3

2.3

0.1

Dumfries & Galloway

1.1

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.5

0.2

Fife

4.2

1.1

0.7

0.4

3.0

0.1

Grampian

4.9

1.8

1.3

0.5

2.8

0.4

Highland & Islands

2.7

0.6

0.4

0.2

1.3

0.8

Lothian & Borders

11.5

3.4

2.3

1.1

7.9

0.2

Strathclyde

33.5

8.5

5.3

3.3

24.6

0.4

Tayside

4.6

1.4

1.0

0.4

3.0

0.2

Scotland

65.6

18.0

11.7

6.3

45.4

2.2

England

492.3

176.8

86.0

90.8

308.5

7.0

Wales

39.9

12.2

5.0

7.2

27.0

0.8

N.Ireland

23.1

5.8

2.9

3.0

15.6

1.7

1 Including late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
2 Figures are based on sample data weighted to brigade totals.
3 Includes estimates for incidents not recorded during industrial action in January and February 2003.