Fire Statistics Scotland 2012-13

Statistical bulletin providing statistics on the incidents that Scotland's Fire and Rescue Services attended in 2012-13.

Table 13d: Rate of Non-Fire and Rescue Service non-fatal casualties from primary fires where the gender is known by nature of treatment per million population 2012-13 provisional - Scotland

  Non Fire and Rescue Service
Non-Fatal Casualties3
Nature of treatment Female Male Total
Precautionary check recommended 53.7 63.2 58.3
First aid given at scene 91.0 94.3 92.6
Person went to hospital, injuries appear to be Slight 65.0 97.4 80.7
Person went to hospital, injuries appear to be Serious 7.7 13.2 10.4
Total 217.4 268.1 242.0


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 - this category is a subset of 'others' - where FRS stated smoke inhalation occurred but not severe enough to be classified as person was overcome

5 - NRS: Mid-Year Estimate NRS:


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