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Facts on Fire

FACTS ON FIRE UK Fire Breakout Situations In 2011 스스 27,500 More than 27,500 non-dwelling fires were recorded by the UK fire department in 2008 alone, a 10% increase than the previous year. 3,300 Cooking appliance fire 3,300 of the fire breakout incidents out of those 27,500 were caused by cooking appliances 5,100 Electrical equipment fire 5,100 of these were caused by electrical equipment INSURANCE CLAIM Annual Business insurance claims for fire damage amount to over £1,000,000,000. All deliberate fires per 100,000 population less than 100 100 - 249 250 - 499 500 - 749 750 or greater Inset London Inset: Isles of Scilly Poducad by the Fie Railence and Enrgenes Dctort DCLO • Croun Copyrt Alrigt r ved DCLO Liounos Number 1900100. 211 Outline of deliberate fires per 100,000 population, 2010-11 Great Britain 388 Deaths Other, 8% Overcome by gas or smoke, 34% Unspecified, 16% Burns and overcome by gas or smoke, 18% Burns, 24% Fire related fatalities by cause, 2010/11 Great Britain 12000 10000 8000 6000 4000 2000 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2001/02 O Human factors I Non-human factors O Other/unspecified Non-fatal casualties from accidental dwelling fires by cause, 2000/01 - 2010/11 Great Britain Alarm absent or unspecified 37% Operated and raised alarm 36% Operated, but Alarm failed 17% did not raise alarm 10% Fires in dwellings by smoke alarm presence and operation, 2010-11 Great Britain Operated but did not raise alarm, 5% Operated and raised alarm, 33% Alarm absent, 51% Alarm failed, 12% Fires in other buildings by automatic fire detector presence and operation, 2010/11 24s Every 24 seconds a fire disposal squad responded to a fire breakout situation 30m Every 30 minutes one civilian fire injury was reported %23 65s Every 65 seconds one structure fire breakout was reported frelkogroupuk relkogroupuk 8* relkogroupuk Relkogroup Designed by 3medla Number of non-fatal casualties 2000/01 2002/03 2007/08 60/8007 OL1600Z 2010/11

Facts on Fire

shared by clymorris on Dec 17
A unique infographic on fire statistics in the UK. It outlines facts, figures and causes in great detail.




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