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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2 by location, detail for outdoor fires, Scotland 1994-2003

Table 3
Fires

Year

Total

Primary outdoor fires

Secondary Fires

Total outdoor fires

Derelict buildings

Outdoor storage

Outdoor machinery and equipment

Road vehicles

Caravans

Ships and boats

Railway rolling stock

Derelict Vehicles

Grassland, crops, woods etc.

Other or unspecified

Total Secondary fires

Derelict buildings

Grassland, heath land etc.

Intentional straw and stubble burning

Single tree / Outdoor structure

Refuse, refuse containers

Derelict vehicles

1994

40,830

5,857

20

192

429

4,629

56

38

-

1

227

264

34,973

1,858

9,751

130

996

22,088

150

1995

41,322

5,954

33

145

397

4,679

110

75

9

-

259

246

35,368

1,876

10,412

281

1,355

21,315

129

1996

42,424

5,806

26

130

302

4,759

113

69

6

-

215

186

36,618

1,763

12,088

209

1,107

21,060

391

1997

32,756

5,586

13

157

318

4,586

98

53

24

-

187

151

27,170

1,409

5,693

216

881

18,483

488

1998

28,581

5,920

15

142

287

5,078

120

42

17

-

110

109

22,661

1,422

3,771

409

972

15,383

704

1999

35,697

7,178

11

218

334

6,085

161

17

1

-

153

199

28,519

1,560

5,621

163

817

19,210

1,148

2000

39,373

6,941

14

197

268

6,003

143

36

-

-

123

157

32,432

1,566

7,508

238

1,039

20,954

1,127

2001

43,164

6,926

14

273

309

5,704

126

59

9

-

149

283

36,238

1,725

8,422

113

905

23,876

1,197

2002 3

37,947

7,010

22

255

292

5,799

150

43

27

1

212

212

30,937

1,696

4,421

100

726

22,641

1,353

2003 4

51,724

6,323

12

257

386

4,998

127

39

-

-

272

233

45,401

1,923

16,214

135

834

25,158

1,139

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 occuring during ten days of national industrial action in November 2002.
4 Includes estimates for incidents occuring during industrial action in January and February 2003