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Detailed analysis of fires attended by fire and rescue services, England

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Detailed analysis of fires attended by fire and rescue services, England, April 2022 to March 2023 Detailed analysis of fires attended by fire and rescue services, England, April 2022 to March 2023 is in stock now

Detailed analysis of fires attended by fire and rescue services, England, April 2022 to March 2023

Home Office Statistical Bulletin


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This release presents detailed statistics on fire incidents which occurred in the year ending March 2023 (1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023) for fire and rescue services (FRSs) in England.

In the year ending March 2023:
  • there were 178,737 fires attended by FRSs in England, a 17% increase compared with the year ending March 2022 (152,639)
  • there were 116,690 outdoor fires attended by FRSs in England, a 27% increase compared with the previous year, a 24% increase compared with 5 years ago and a 51% increase compared with 10 years ago
  • there were 259 fire-related fatalities, a 5.1% decrease compared with the previous year (273), a 23% decrease compared with 5 years ago, a 9.4% decrease compared with 10 years ago
  • someone is 10 times more likely to die in a fire if there is no working smoke alarm in their home
  • cooking appliances were responsible for 44% of accidental dwelling fires, but only 9.7% of fire-related fatalities
  • smoking materials showed the reverse pattern and accounted for only 8.2% of accidental dwelling fires, but resulted in over a third (35%) of fire-related fatalities
 
ISBN
9781786409454
Author
Home Office
Published by
Dandy Booksellers Ltd
Publication Date
26 September 2023
Edition
2023
Publisher's Ref
Home Office Statistical Bulletin
Format
Paperback
Extent
44 pages
Dimensions
A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Approx Weight
0.16 kg
HS Code
490199






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