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

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Table 1: Fires by location, 1990-00 to 2009-10 (p) - Scotland (1)(2)

Number

Primary Fires

Primary Total

Secondary Fires

Chimney Fires

All Fires

Year

Dwellings (4)

Other Buildings

Road Vehicles

Others

1999-00

9,316

4,122

6,078

1,161

20,677

29,414

3,249

53,340

2000-01

9,257

3,835

5,983

895

19,970

32,615

3,485

56,070

2001-02

8,895

3,893

5,651

1,260

19,698

35,459

2,761

57,918

2002-03 (3)

7,875

3,669

5,401

1,262

18,207

34,723

2,396

55,326

2003-04

8,131

3,445

4,921

1,191

17,688

42,181

1,893

61,762

2004-05

7,048

3,134

4,002

966

15,150

27,547

1,474

44,171

2005-06

7,061

3,258

3,868

938

15,125

31,554

1,696

48,375

2006-07

6,963

2,887

3,856

1,052

14,757

32,397

1,430

48,584

2007-08

6,666

2,922

3,064

966

13,618

30,385

1,633

45,636

2008-09

6,705

2,630

2,931

908

13,174

25,651

1,745

40,570

2009-10 (p)

6,551

2,966

2,860

1,597

13,974

22,960

1,724

38,658

Notes

(p) - provisional

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

(2) - with the exception of 2009-10, figures for primary 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