SFRS publish fire and rescue incident statistics for 2019 to 2020

10 November 2020

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has published fire and rescue incident statistics for the period 2019 to 2020.

In key findings from the report: 

  • The SFRS attended 91,971 incidents, of which 57.8% were false alarms, 26.6% were fires and 15.6% were non-fire related. 
  • There were 27 fatal fire casualties, down 18 from 45 in 2018, and 1,024 non-fatal fire casualties, down 14.5% since 2018. 
  • There were 438 non-fire fatal causalities, up from 391 in 2018, and 3,208 non-fatal causalities, down 7.9%.

Source: SFRS, 30 October 2020