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Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series: Fire Statistics Scotland, 2009-10, (2010-11 Provisional)

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Table 14a: Primary dwelling fires and casualties by presence and operation of smoke alarms 2009-10 - Fire and Rescue Service

Primary Dwelling Fires (1)

Number

Primary Dwelling Fires (1)

Percentage

FRS

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Don't know if smoke alarm was present (3)

Total fires

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Don't know if smoke alarm was present (3)

Central

105

24

36

76

6

247

42.5

9.7

14.6

30.8

2.4

Dumfries & Galloway

51

13

26

42

-

132

38.6

9.8

19.7

31.8

-

Fife

123

26

44

124

3

320

38.4

8.1

13.8

38.8

0.9

Grampian

295

52

78

234

7

666

44.3

7.8

11.7

35.1

1.1

Highlands & Islands

58

13

19

55

47

192

30.2

6.8

9.9

28.6

24.5

Lothian & Borders

444

116

189

537

14

1,300

34.2

8.9

14.5

41.3

1.1

Strathclyde

1,238

205

375

1,175

161

3,154

39.3

6.5

11.9

37.3

5.1

Tayside

208

35

80

222

4

549

37.9

6.4

14.6

40.4

0.7

Scotland r

2,522

484

847

2,465

242

6,560

38.4

7.4

12.9

37.6

3.7

Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (1)

Number

Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (1)

Percentage

Year

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Don't know if smoke alarm was present (3)

Total fatal casualties

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Don't know if smoke alarm was present (3)

Central

1

1

-

-

-

2

50.0

50.0

-

-

-

Dumfries & Galloway

-

-

2

1

-

3

-

-

66.7

33.3

-

Fife

1

1

-

2

-

4

25.0

25.0

-

50.0

-

Grampian

-

1

1

1

-

3

-

33.3

33.3

33.3

-

Highlands & Islands

-

-

-

1

2

3

-

-

-

33.3

66.7

Lothian & Borders

1

2

1

2

-

6

16.7

33.3

16.7

33.3

-

Strathclyde

6

2

4

5

6

23

26.1

8.7

17.4

21.7

26.1

Tayside

-

2

2

4

-

8

-

25.0

25.0

50.0

-

Scotland r

9

9

10

16

8

52

17.3

17.3

19.2

30.8

15.4

Non-Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (1)(2)

Number

Non-Fatal Casualties - Primary Dwelling Fires (1)(2)

Percentage

Year

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Don't know if smoke alarm was present (3)

Total non-fatal casualties

Present, operated & raised alarm

Present, operated but did not raise alarm

Present but did not operate

Smoke alarm absent

Don't know if smoke alarm was present (3)

Central

18

10

10

4

-

42

42.9

23.8

23.8

9.5

-

Dumfries & Galloway

4

3

6

3

-

16

25.0

18.8

37.5

18.8

-

Fife

34

10

11

21

1

77

44.2

13.0

14.3

27.3

1.3

Grampian

51

11

18

39

5

124

41.1

8.9

14.5

31.5

4.0

Highlands & Islands

13

4

2

3

9

31

41.9

12.9

6.5

9.7

29.0

Lothian & Borders

104

40

39

100

2

285

36.5

14.0

13.7

35.1

0.7

Strathclyde

156

40

51

109

13

369

42.3

10.8

13.8

29.5

3.5

Tayside

34

5

15

22

-

76

44.7

6.6

19.7

28.9

-

Scotland r

414

123

152

301

30

1,020

40.6

12.1

14.9

29.5

2.9

Notes

r - revised

(1) - includes caravans and houseboats used solely as a permanent dwelling

(2) - there has been a change in the recording of non-fatal casualties and 2009-10 and beyond can no longer be compared to previous years - see section 3 for details

(3) - there has been a change in the recording of smoke alarms - see paragraph 6.3.4 iv