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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2 by location, detail of buildings, by brigade area Scotland (England, Wales & N.Ireland) 2003 3

Table 2(a)
Fires

Brigade Area

Total buildings

Dwellings 4

Private garages, sheds etc.

Agricultural Premises

Construction industry premises

Other industrial premises

Retail Distribution

Hotels, boarding houses, hostels etc.

Restaurants, cafes, public houses etc.

Education

Hospitals

Recreational and other cultural services

Other

Unspecified

Central

527

313

42

5

-

19

31

17

18

21

-

20

39

-

Dumfries & Galloway

264

154

19

10

-

6

14

8

12

-

5

12

22

-

Fife

681

445

60

10

1

43

34

4

12

12

3

13

33

10

Grampian

1,316

927

64

40

-

34

59

31

26

24

20

25

64

-

Highland & Islands

431

266

37

8

4

12

34

10

8

10

1

13

26

-

Lothian & Borders

2,252

1,599

81

24

10

15

112

84

49

43

48

91

97

-

Strathclyde

5,264

3,673

306

18

21

167

221

56

160

99

88

107

310

36

Tayside

968

666

60

20

12

11

62

13

26

8

16

19

56

-

Scotland

11,702

8,043

671

136

50

308

567

223

313

218

181

301

646

47

England

85,957

51,122

8,624

1,029

182

2,520

4,354

1,814

2,811

1,663

2,087

2,062

7,482

207

Wales

5,021

2,787

517

113

5

206

173

149

154

82

133

212

467

21

N.Ireland

2,889

1,871

136

70

47

128

128

19

77

54

35

91

228

5

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 national industrial action in January and February 2003.
4 Includes caravans, houseboats and other non-building structures used solely as a permanent dwelling.