Background.

Fire and rescue incident statistics year ending March 2020, from the Home Office.

The Fire and Rescue Services attended 557,299 incidents in 2019/20.

  • Fires accounted for 28%.
  • Fire false alarms 42%.
  • Non-fire incidents 18%.

There were 243 fire-related fatalities in 2019/20.

There are approximately 35,000 fires at work, about 30 fatalities, and 2,500 injured from fire per year.

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