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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Fires 1,2 and casualties from fires in dwellings 3 by pr(England, Wales & N.Ireland) 2003 4esence and operation of smoke detectors, by brigade area, Scotland

Table 9(a)

Brigade Area

Total

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated, but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Fires

Central

313

133

33

45

102

Dumfries & Galloway

154

60

17

34

43

Fife

445

106

38

96

206

Grampian

927

432

88

141

267

Highland & Islands

266

104

27

47

88

Lothian & Borders

1,599

496

68

289

746

Strathclyde

3,673

1,228

125

431

1,888

Tayside

666

198

46

136

286

Scotland

8,043

2,758

442

1,218

3,625

England

51,122

14,600

2,284

5,512

28,726

Wales

2,787

977

200

398

1,212

N.Ireland

1,871

487

182

317

885

Fatal Casualties

Central

1

-

-

1

-

Dumfries & Galloway

-

-

-

-

-

Fife

4

1

-

3

-

Grampian

6

-

1

3

2

Highland & Islands

4

-

-

-

4

Lothian & Borders

11

-

-

5

6

Strathclyde

32

7

6

5

14

Tayside

3

-

-

1

2

Scotland

61

8

7

18

28

England

350

56

16

63

215

Wales

27

1

4

5

17

N.Ireland

9

3

3

2

1

Non Fatal Casualties

Central

107

41

21

24

20

Dumfries & Galloway

49

12

9

18

10

Fife

96

34

4

36

22

Grampian

146

62

18

28

38

Highland & Islands

76

39

6

9

22

Lothian & Borders

322

81

15

115

110

Strathclyde

687

200

18

127

340

Tayside

142

54

11

30

47

Scotland

1,625

523

104

388

610

England

9,930

2,862

508

1,456

5,105

Wales

681

214

56

133

278

N.Ireland

343

111

38

79

116

1 Including late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
2 Figures are based on sample data weighted to the brigade totals.
3 Includes caravans, houseboats and other non-building structures used solely as a permanent dwelling.
4 Includes estimates for incidents occuring during industrial action in January and February 2003