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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2 and casualties by motive of fire, Scotland, 1994-2003

Table 7
Fires

Year

Total Primary

Accidental

Deliberate

Fires

Fatalities

Non-fatal casualties

Fires

Fatalities

Non-fatal casualties

Fires

Fatalities

Non-fatal casualties

1994

19,710

80

2,025

12,513

73

1,701

7,197

7

324

1995 3

19,409

91

1,867

12,302

85

1,536

7,107

6

331

1996

19,581

110

2,060

12,455

98

1,673

7,126

12

387

1997

18,874

88

2,145

12,219

80

1,819

6,655

8

326

1998

18,874

96

2,171

11,942

82

1,797

6,932

14

374

1999

20,656

105

2,254

12,120

94

1,877

8,536

11

377

2000

20,191

75

2,263

11,378

64

1,839

8,813

11

424

2001

19,738

96

2,091

10,940

81

1,604

8,798

15

487

2002 4

19,196

77

2,045

10,403

65

1,670

8,793

12

375

2003 5

18,025

80

1,880

10,130

69

1,523

7,896

10

357

1 Includes late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
2 Figures are based on sample data weighted to the brigade totals.
3 Data for 1995 exclude some "late" call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
4 Includes an estimated 65 non-fatal casualties for incidents occuring during ten days of national industrial action in November 2002.
5 Includes estimates for incidents occuring during industrial action in January and February 2003