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24 July 2006 : Column 814W—continued



24 July 2006 : Column 815W

24 July 2006 : Column 816W
Deliberate fires attended by London Fire Brigade by borough
2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06

Barking and Dagenham

1,835

1,540

2,348

1,305

1,019

Barnet

698

706

815

518

592

Bexley

1,272

920

1,420

838

756

Brent

604

547

693

507

444

Bromley

1,362

1,247

1,499

1,072

1,141

Camden

664

685

585

407

341

City of London

15

16

17

20

3

Croydon

1,125

842

1,174

748

728

Ealing

1,084

847

944

619

605

Enfield

1,163

985

1,339

822

720

Greenwich

1,951

1,580

2,418

1,271

1,226

Hackney

1,871

1,249

1,083

647

585

Hammersmith and Fulham

293

314

328

187

174

Haringey

853

746

748

554

449

Harrow

477

393

408

257

206

Havering

1,317

1,061

1,525

925

880

Hillingdon

1,347

1,276

1,271

679

607

Hounslow

1,275

1,051

1,386

746

673

Islington

1,134

1,114

1,039

575

562

Kensington and Chelsea

189

129

198

153

114

Kingston-upon-Thames

307

245

347

299

198

Lambeth

932

780

806

548

468

Lewisham

866

795

980

639

619

Merton

632

577

704

346

346

Newham

2,743

2,148

1,989

1,013

856

Redbridge

841

691

823

565

515

Richmond-upon-Thames

229

254

326

197

145

Southwark

1,656

1,339

1,360

958

711

Sutton

663

564

739

404

406

Tower Hamlets

2,888

2,172

2,398

1,782

1,526

Waltham Forest

716

785

984

574

526

Wandsworth

565

472

611

419

292

Westminster

393

398

300

221

159

Note:
Data supplied by LFEPA, and includes both primary and secondary fires.

Mr. Dismore: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many large outbreaks of fire there were in each fire authority in each of the last 10 years. [87181]

Angela E. Smith: The information requested is in the following table.


24 July 2006 : Column 817W

24 July 2006 : Column 818W
Fires( 1, 2) attended by five or more pumping appliances by FRS area, England: 1995-2004
Number
FRS area 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

England

1,934

1,666

1,420

1,446

2,261

1,554

1,711

1,655

1,890

1,476

England-Non-Met counties

1,132

1,015

766

663

1,314

933

1,020

1,057

1,279

970

Avon

10

46

16

23

37

36

31

37

63

34

Bedfordshire

17

20

23

0

9

25

10

1

14

24

Berkshire

28

28

12

13

40

22

1

23

30

39

Buckinghamshire

28

21

10

6

24

15

4

31

16

7

Cambridgeshire

20

23

8

5

35

16

18

16

13

19

Cheshire

51

32

24

25

33

28

12

46

50

34

Cleveland

25

14

22

4

37

17

25

29

5

27

Cornwall

16

33

17

3

17

34

10

5

1

0

Cumbria

9

7

1

10

7

15

17

11

11

9

Derbyshire

25

15

8

9

17

8

12

17

16

12

Devon

57

39

42

33

33

23

55

100

34

54

Dorset

49

29

28

28

52

63

61

62

66

41

Durham

15

1

14

5

4

7

7

8

6

9

East Sussex

22

17

11

1

29

26

16

21

26

25

Essex

58

42

33

23

67

45

69

21

72

2

Gloucestershire

13

31

4

17

13

26

3

15

22

16

Hampshire

41

44

30

33

69

65

51

34

84

39

Hereford and Worcester

33

15

18

18

17

15

30

23

24

20

Hertfordshire

55

21

14

26

58

26

27

24

28

22

Humberside

47

48

19

20

72

24

51

68

59

12

Isle of Wight

9

3

16

3

7

6

5

0

0

0

Kent

92

116

60

45

'105

90

101

115

96

65

Lancashire

20

28

34

53

78

42

43

33

46

51

Leicestershire

25

18

35

31

33

22

13

24

20

20

Lincolnshire

27

19

12

23

28

28

17

15

24

33

Norfolk

36

13

24

10

53

29

38

42

48

39

North Yorkshire

30

18

29

8

14

11

10

28

21

20

Northamptonshire

16

13

6

8

54

11

2

4

36

19

Northumberland

10

2

27

6

4

1

0

6

17

9

Nottinghamshire

26

21

6

21

37

20

16

17

30

46

Oxfordshire

15

29

27

16

49

20

25

5

39

14

Shropshire

20

21

14

14

18

5

7

20

7

7

Somerset

13

13

5

12

35

18

25

27

21

16

Staffordshire

41

26

10

14

31

22

10

25

30

28

Suffolk

46

78

18

36

16

15

39

30

48

40

Surrey

13

20

27

9

20

5

46

16

58

26

Warwickshire

21

5

15

16

5

0

13

25

13

36

West Sussex

34

27

31

18

30

40

49

23

66

55

Wiltshire

17

19

16

18

29

12

50

7

21

1

Isles of Scilly

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

England-Met Counties

802

651

654

783

947

621

691

598

611

506

Greater Manchester

92

58

60

66

78

50

120

95

108

75

Merseyside

50

38

31

38

69

33

22

48

28

21

South Yorkshire

10

21

12

6

30

16

20

5

20

18

Tyne and Wear

28

28

62

40

44

25

99

33

38

24

West Midlands

117

126

156

249

209

197

126

135

136

138

West Yorkshire

98

62

50

56

63

49

52

58

40

30

Greater London

409

318

283

328

455

252

252

224

242

200

(1) Including additional late call and heat and smoke damage incidents (not recorded prior to 1994).
(2) Excluding incidents not recorded during periods of industrial action in 2002 and 2003.
Note:
Figures are based on sampled data grossed to fire and rescue service totals.
Source:
Fire and rescue service returns to DCLG

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