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Incident statistics

The table below show numbers for some of the types of incidents our firefighters attend each year.

The figures show that accidental house fires have fallen by 36% since 2004. Primary fires (that means any fire involving property, like a car or a house) have fallen 60% and secondary fires (things like grass and bin fires) have fallen by 52%

 20042012201320142015
Accidental dwelling fires973613655646622
Primary fires51862120212519502058
Secondary fires76743386418933503715

The table below shows you annual totals for the number of calls and emergency calls handled by our 999 control room, since 2004/5

YearTotal calls handledTotal emergency calls
2004/548,24923,217
2005/649,32023,762
2006/752,52521,975
2007/852,82922,444
2008/943,74823,442
2009/1040,17416,327
2010/1136,41014,804
2011/1236,53715,284
2012/1327,25610,491
2013/1429,29112,336
2014/1529,50317,026
2015/1630,99420,819

This content was last updated on June 29th, 2016