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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Fire Statistics Scotland, 2008-09 Final (2009-10 Provisional)

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Table 13: Primary dwelling fires and casualties by presence and operation of smoke alarms 1999-00 to 2008-09 - Scotland (1)(2)

Percentage

Primary Dwelling Fires (4)

Number

Primary Dwelling Fires (4)

Year ...........

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Unspecified

Total fires

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Unspecified

1999- 00

2,589

424

1,656

4,646

-

9,316

27.8

4.6

17.8

49.9

-

2000-01

2,786

458

1,577

4,436

-

9,257

30.1

4.9

17.0

47.9

-

2001-02

2,703

405

1,355

4,433

-

8,895

30.4

4.6

15.2

49.8

-

2002-03 (3)

2,558

413

1,212

3,692

-

7,875

32.5

5.2

15.4

46.9

-

2003-04

2,803

450

1,210

3,669

-

8,131

34.5

5.5

14.9

45.1

-

2004-05

2,685

433

1,023

2,907

-

7,048

38.1

6.1

14.5

41.2

-

2005-06

2,840

448

1,043

2,730

-

7,061

40.2

6.3

14.8

38.7

-

2006-07

2,957

390

949

2,666

-

6,963

42.5

5.6

13.6

38.3

-

2007-08

2,892

461

877

2,436

-

6,666

43.4

6.9

13.2

36.5

-

2008-09

3,003

446

876

2,379

1

6,705

44.8

6.7

13.1

35.5

0.0

Percentage

Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (4)

Number

Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (4)

Year

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Unspecified

Total fatal casualties

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Unspecified

1999-00

8

2

30

45

-

85

9.4

2.4

35.3

52.9

-

2000-01

12

6

19

29

-

66

18.2

9.1

28.8

43.9

-

2001-02

21

7

25

24

-

77

27.3

9.1

32.5

31.2

-

2002-03 (3)

14

8

22

25

-

69

20.3

11.6

31.9

36.2

-

2003-04

9

4

21

22

-

56

16.1

7.1

37.5

39.3

-

2004-05

10

13

22

31

-

76

13.2

17.1

28.9

40.8

-

2005-06

12

10

13

18

-

53

22.6

18.9

24.5

34.0

-

2006-07

9

3

15

11

-

38

23.7

7.9

39.5

28.9

-

2007-08

11

8

14

25

-

58

19.0

13.8

24.1

43.1

-

2008-09

9

7

16

22

-

54

16.7

13.0

29.6

40.7

-

Percentage

Non-Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (4)

Number

Non-Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (4)

Year

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Unspecified

Total non-fatal casualties

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Unspecified

1999-00

585

126

470

924

-

2,105

27.8

6.0

22.3

43.9

-

2000-01

539

96

483

846

-

1,964

27.4

4.9

24.6

43.1

-

2001-02

596

98

352

706

-

1,752

34.0

5.6

20.1

40.3

-

2002-03 (3)

534

122

351

601

-

1,608

33.2

7.6

21.8

37.4

-

2003-04

566

115

386

623

-

1,690

33.5

6.8

22.8

36.9

-

2004-05

590

101

304

538

-

1,533

38.5

6.6

19.8

35.1

-

2005-06

603

131

267

471

-

1,472

41.0

8.9

18.1

32.0

-

2006-07

650

104

235

461

-

1,450

44.8

7.2

16.2

31.8

-

2007-08

661

112

271

493

-

1,537

43.0

7.3

17.6

32.1

-

2008-09

647

123

221

464

2

1,457

44.4

8.4

15.2

31.8

0.1

Notes

(1) - including late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents

(2) - figures for primary dwelling fires are based on sample data weighted to Fire and Rescue Service level

(3) - does not include incidents that occurred during national industrial action in November 2002, January 2003 and February 2003

(4) - includes caravans, houseboats and other non-building structures used solely as a permanent dwelling