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

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Table 13a: Primary dwelling fires and casualties by presence and operation of smoke alarms 2008-09 - Fire and Rescue Service (1)(2)

Percentage

Primary Dwelling Fires (3)

Number

Primary Dwelling Fires (3)

FRS

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

Central

128

40

29

83

1

281

45.6

14.2

10.3

29.5

0.4

Dumfries & Galloway

37

22

46

39

-

144

25.7

15.3

31.9

27.1

-

Fife

165

35

68

130

-

399

41.4

8.8

17.0

32.6

-

Grampian

371

30

86

179

-

666

55.7

4.5

12.9

26.9

-

Highlands & Islands

46

23

21

83

-

173

26.6

13.3

12.1

48.0

-

Lothian & Borders

533

107

236

457

-

1,333

40.0

8.0

17.7

34.3

-

Strathclyde

1,437

154

301

1,248

-

3,140

45.8

4.9

9.6

39.7

-

Tayside

286

35

89

159

-

569

50.3

6.2

15.6

27.9

-

Scotland

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 (3)

Number

Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (3)

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

Central

2

1

-

2

-

5

40.0

20.0

-

40.0

-

Dumfries & Galloway

-

-

1

1

-

2

-

-

50.0

50.0

-

Fife

2

-

1

1

-

4

50.0

-

25.0

25.0

-

Grampian

-

-

2

-

-

2

-

-

100.0

-

-

Highlands & Islands

1

-

1

6

-

8

12.5

-

12.5

75.0

-

Lothian & Borders

-

-

4

1

-

5

-

-

80.0

20.0

-

Strathclyde

3

6

6

11

-

26

11.5

23.1

23.1

42.3

-

Tayside

1

-

1

-

-

2

50.0

-

50.0

-

-

Scotland

9

7

16

22

-

54

16.7

13.0

29.6

40.7

-

Percentage

Non-Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (3)

Number

Non-Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (3)

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

Central

45

10

9

24

2

90

50.0

11.1

10.0

26.7

2.2

Dumfries & Galloway

18

4

6

3

-

31

58.1

12.9

19.4

9.7

-

Fife

46

9

9

19

-

83

55.4

10.8

10.8

22.9

-

Grampian

60

17

28

31

-

136

44.1

12.5

20.6

22.8

-

Highlands & Islands

24

9

7

20

-

60

40.0

15.0

11.7

33.3

-

Lothian & Borders

142

22

61

103

-

328

43.3

6.7

18.6

31.4

-

Strathclyde

276

36

89

247

-

648

42.6

5.6

13.7

38.1

-

Tayside

36

16

12

17

-

81

44.4

19.8

14.8

21.0

-

Scotland

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