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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 by brigade area, Scotland (England, Wales & N.Ireland) 2003 3

Table 7(a)
Fires

Brigade Area

Total Primary

Accidental

Deliberate

Fires

Fatalities

Non-fatal casualties

Fires

Fatalities

Non-fatal casualties

Fires

Fatalities

Non-fatal casualties

Central

808

1

128

456

1

99

352

-

29

Dumfries & Galloway

402

1

53

283

1

49

119

-

4

Fife

1,112

7

113

589

4

94

524

3

19

Grampian

1,814

7

166

1,264

7

138

550

-

29

Highland & Islands

646

5

96

517

5

80

129

-

16

Lothian & Borders

3,356

18

377

1,758

14

311

1,598

4

66

Strathclyde

8,533

37

786

4,350

35

608

4,183

2

177

Tayside

1,355

4

160

912

2

143

443

2

17

Scotland

18,025

80

1,880

10,130

69

1,523

7,896

10

357

England

176,761

469

12,383

80,305

369

9,837

96,456

100

2,546

Wales

12,198

30

810

4,934

28

670

7,264

2

140

N.Ireland

5,848

14

463

2,365

10

319

3,483

4

144

1 Includes late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents
2 Figures are based on sample data weighted to the brigade totals.
3 Excludes incidents occuring during industrial action in January and February 2003