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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

False fire alarms attended by Scottish fire brigades, 2003 2

Table 13(a)
Number

Brigade Area

Total false fire alarms

Malicious

Total due to apparatus

Good intents

Number

Percentage 1

Number

Percentage 1

Number

Percentage 1

Number

Percentage 1

Central

2,359

43%

383

7%

680

12%

1,296

24%

Dumfries & Galloway

872

44%

54

3%

617

31%

202

10%

Fife

3,054

42%

430

6%

2,032

28%

592

8%

Grampian

3,341

40%

280

3%

2,389

29%

672

8%

Highland & Islands

2,506

48%

279

5%

1,614

31%

613

12%

Lothian & Borders

11,291

50%

1,264

6%

8,264

36%

1,763

8%

Strathclyde

25,269

43%

3,861

7%

11,734

20%

9,674

16%

Tayside

4,208

48%

399

5%

3,002

34%

807

9%

All Brigades

52,900

45%

6,949

6%

30,331

26%

15,619

13%

1 Percentages are based on total number of fires plus false alarms.
2 Includes estimates for incidents occuring during industrial action in January and February 2003