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

Table 8(a)
Number of Persons; per 1,000 fires

Brigade Area

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)

Central

313

1

3

107

342

34

24

Dumfries & Galloway

154

-

-

49

318

11

3

Fife

445

4

9

96

216

48

18

Grampian

927

6

6

146

157

87

16

Highland & Islands

266

4

15

76

286

25

49

Lothian & Borders

1,599

11

7

322

201

202

60

Strathclyde

3,673

32

9

687

187

339

185

Tayside

666

3

5

142

213

85

22

Scotland

8,043

61

8

1,625

202

829

378

England

51,122

350

7

9,930

194

3,868

2,057

Wales

2,787

27

10

681

244

194

120

N.Ireland

1,871

9

5

343

183

225

74

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