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Home Safety Week: 28th September - 4th October 2020

Electrical Fire Safety Week: 18th – 24th November 2019

Supported by the National Fire Chiefs Council and Fire and Rescue Services.

Electrical Fire Safety Week .Gov Fire Safety Campaign

Fire Deaths

Although the number of installed smoke alarms has risen substantially in the last two decades, house fire deaths remain high. The Home Office and Welsh Government have provided the following fatal casualty statistics and links:

Fire related deaths (dwelling & non-dwelling) in Great Britain (England, Wales & Scotland). As recorded in link below:

Period 1st April 2010 - 31st March 2011: 408 (period in which Heather, Felix and Oscar died)
Period 1st April 2016 - 31st March 2017: 328
Period 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018: 400
Period 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019: 316

Fatal casualties in dwelling fires: Wales

Period 2010 - 2011: 21
Period 2016 - 2017: 13
Period 2017 - 2018: 11
Period 2018 - 2019: 14

Community Safety and Social Inclusion

Fire-related fatalities in dwelling fires: England

Period 2010 - 2011: 212
Period 2016 - 2017: 186
Period 2017 - 2018: 243
Period 2018 - 2019: 164

Fatal casualties in dwelling fires: Scotland

Period 2010 - 2011: 47
Period 2016 - 2017: 36
Period 2017 - 2018: 37
Period 2018 - 2019: 36

Fire Scotland: Fire and Rescue Statistics

Most if not all fire services across England, Wales and Scotland offer a FREE ‘Safe and Well’ check / ‘fire safety visit’ to your home.
North / South Wales, Scotland and London Fire Brigade and many other areas offer FREE smoke alarms if they ascertain one is needed.
Not all fire services offer free smoke alarms. Consideration is given on a case by case basis. Please visit your local fire station website for more information, to request a visit and discuss with professional fire service personnel.

North Wales Fire Service
South Wales Fire Service
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
London Fire Brigade
Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service
UK Fire and Rescue Contacts

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