Table 14c: Non-fatal casualties from primary fires by age and nature of injury 2011-12 provisional - Scotland
|Non Fire and Rescue Service
|Nature of injury||0-16||17-29||30-59||60+||Unknown/ unspecified||Total||Fire and Rescue Service4||Non-Fatal Casualties Total|
|Burns and overcome by gas or smoke1||1||9||15||12||-||37||-||37|
|Overcome by gas, smoke or fumes||40||96||252||150||-||538||1||539|
|Smoke Inhalation (not overcome)5||5||21||37||16||-||79||-||79|
1 - tables show main injuries only, priority is given to 'burns' and being 'overcome by gas or smoke'.
However, if both these injuries occur, these are shown together"
2 - if 'physical injuries' and 'shock' occur, then physical injuries is recorded
3 - refers to persons who are not members of the fire and rescue service
4 - refers to fire and rescue service personnel
5 - this category is a subset of 'others' - where FRS stated smoke inhalation occurred but not severe enough to be classified as person was overcome
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