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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2005

DescriptionA detailed overview of Scottish fire statistics over the past decade.
ISBN0264 1178
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2007
Website Publication DateMarch 26, 2007

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Published March 2007

ISBN 978 0 7559 6494 9
ISSN 0264 1178

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A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

Contents

1.Introduction

2.Main Points

3.Commentary
3.1 Total number of fires
3.2 Building fires
3.3 Outdoor fires
3.4 Casualties from fires
3.5 Casualty rates from fires
3.6 Deliberate fires
3.7 Accidental fires
3.8 Fatal casualties in dwelling fires
3.9 Smoke alarms
3.10 Causes of fires
3.11 False fire alarms
3.12 Call out times to fires
3.13 Casualties from fires in dwellings, by time of call

4. Appendix of Tables
Table 1: Fires by location, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 1(a): Fires by location and fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 2: Fires by location, detail for buildings, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 2(a): Fires by location, detail of buildings and fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 3: Fires by location, detail for outdoor fires, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 3(a): Fires by location, detail for outdoor fires by fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 4: Casualties from fires by location group, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 4(a): Casualties from fire by location group and fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales and Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 5: Casualties from fires by age and cause of death/nature of injury, Scotland, 2005
Table 5(a): Casualties from fires by age and cause of death/nature of injury, per million population, Scotland, 2005
Table 6: Casualties from fires by fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 7: Fires and casualties by motive of fire, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 7(a): Fires and casualties by motive of fire and by fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 8: Fires, casualties and rescues from fires in dwellings, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 8(a): Fires, casualties and rescues from fires in dwellings, by fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 9: Fires and casualties from fire in dwellings, by presence and operation of smoke detectors, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 9(a): Fires and casualties from fires in dwellings by presence and operation of smoke detectors, by fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 10: Fires in dwellings and other buildings by cause, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 10(a): Fires in dwellings and other buildings by cause, by fire and rescue service area, Scotland (England, Wales & Northern Ireland), 2005
Table 11: Casualties from accidental fires in dwellings by source of ignition and cause, 2005
Table 12: Fires in dwellings and other buildings by spread of fires, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 13: False fire alarms, Scotland, 1996-2005
Table 13(a): False fire alarms attended by Scottish fire and rescue services, 2005
Table 14: Primary fires by location and time of call, Scotland, 2005
Table 14(a): Casualties in dwelling fires by time of call, 2005

5.Notes on statistics used in this bulletin
5.1 Source of Statistics
5.2 Data for primary fires
5.3 Fatalities
5.4 Deliberate and accidental fires
5.5 Selection of samples of primary fires, 1994 to 2004
5.6 Definitions
5.7 Standard Industrial Classification (Trade or business)
5.8 Symbols
5.9 Publications of fire statistics
5.10 Industrial Action

SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE STATISTICAL SERVICES