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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2, casualties and rescues from fires in dwellings, Scotland, 1994-2003

Table 8
Number

Year

Fires

Fatal Casualties

Non-Fatal Casualties

Rescued By brigade

Rescued Without Brigade

(number)

(number)

(per 1,000 fires)

(number)

(per 1,000 fires)

(persons)

(persons)

1994

9,539

75

8

1,716

180

553

415

1995 3

9,152

76

8

1,513

165

549

255

1996

9,516

96

10

1,746

183

683

263

1997

9,325

74

8

1,861

200

643

351

1998

9,154

76

8

1,853

202

787

306

1999

9,415

81

9

1,996

212

826

290

2000

9,303

67

7

1,999

215

1,013

335

2001

8,836

86

10

1,799

204

835

309

2002 4

8,504

63

7

1,759

207

944

435

2003 5

8,043

61

8

1,625

202

829

378

1 Including 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 were only recorded for quarter 1 out of 4.
4 Includes estimates 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