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Fire and Rescue Statistics, Scotland, 2013-14

DescriptionStatistical bulletin providing the latest statistics on fires, special service incidents, casualties and false alarms attended by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 16, 2014


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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 1 78544 020 5 (web only publication)
PPDAS 40247

This document is also available in pdf format (2.2MB)
The tables and charts are available in excel format (1.2MB)

1. Introduction

2. Main Points

3. Background

4. Commentary
4.1 Fires
4.1.1 Total number of fires
4.1.2 Fires by type and location
4.1.3 Building fires
4.1.4 Outdoor fires
4.2 Casualties in fires
4.2.1 Fatal casualties from fires
4.2.2 Fatal casualties by location
4.2.3 Fatality rates by country, gender and age
4.2.4 Fatal casualties by cause of death
4.2.5 Non-fatal casualties in fires
4.2.6 Non-fatal casualties by location
4.2.7 Non-fatal casualty rates by country, gender and age
4.2.8 Nature of treatment and injury
4.2.9 Rescues from fires
4.3 Deliberate and accidental fires
4.3.1 Primary fires by motive
4.3.2 Secondary fires by motive
4.4 Cause and source of ignition of fires
4.5 Smoke alarms
4.6 Alcohol and drugs
4.7 False alarms
4.8 Special service incidents and casualties
4.9 Spread of fire and number of appliances attending fires
4.10 Fire call-outs by time of day

5. Glossary of terms

6. Notes on statistics used in this publication
6.1 Background
6.2 Changes to this publication
6.3 Revision Policy
6.4 Disclosure
6.5 Accuracy of Statistics
6.6 Additional Information
6.7 Forthcoming changes
6.8 UK Statistics Authority - Assessment Report
6.9 Symbols

7. Accompanying tables

A National Statistics Publication For Scotland