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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1 by location, detail for outdoor fires by brigade area Scotland (England, Wales & N.Ireland) 2003 2

Table 3(a)

Fires

Brigade Area

Total

Primary outdoor fires

Total Secondary fires

Secondary Fires

Total Primary fires

Derelict buildings

Outdoor storage

Outdoor machinery and equipment

Road vehicles

Caravans

Ships and boats

Railway rolling stock

Derelict Vehicles

Grassland, crops, woods etc. 3

Other or unspecified

Derelict buildings

Grassland, heath land etc.

Intentional straw and stubble burning

Single tree / Outdoor structure

Refuse, refuse containers

Derelict vehicles

Central

2,532

281

-

11

17

221

3

-

-

-

11

18

2,251

330

772

13

65

1,025

46

Dumfries & Galloway

679

138

-

6

23

88

7

-

-

-

13

-

541

9

187

1

17

312

15

Fife

3,467

431

-

22

26

349

7

5

-

-

16

6

3,036

64

1,200

5

52

1,665

49

Grampian

3,254

499

5

21

76

295

4

10

-

-

65

20

2,755

80

1,215

8

85

1,289

77

Highland & Islands

1,480

215

-

-

28

101

7

16

-

-

48

14

1,265

20

894

4

31

281

35

Lothian & Borders

9,046

1,104

5

77

29

897

20

-

-

-

63

13

7,942

164

3,068

17

147

4,295

252

Strathclyde

27,835

3,269

2

101

124

2,780

72

8

-

-

40

141

24,566

1,192

7,912

75

391

14,450

545

Tayside

3,430

386

-

19

61

265

7

-

-

-

13

20

3,044

62

966

11

45

1,841

119

Scotland

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

England

399,339

90,804

152

3,096

2,541

78,966

1,271

195

91

3

1,941

2,549

308,535

9,318

111,017

1,632

17,164

156,165

13,238

Wales

34,136

7,178

2

313

276

6,245

76

16

-

-

159

89

26,958

513

14,253

33

567

10,339

1,253

N.Ireland

18,587

2,959

3

59

112

2,559

17

22

6

-

148

32

15,628

694

6,864

-

172

7,237

661

1Figures for outdoor fires excluding secondary fires are based on sample data weighted to the brigade totals. They include late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
2 Includes estimates for incidents occuring during industrial action in January and February 2003
3 Fires located in grassland, crops, woods etc are included under primary fires because they involved casualties, rescues or were attended by five or more appliances.