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Ms Barlow: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many people were killed in dwelling fires in each fire authority in each year since 1994. [109660]


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Angela E. Smith: The number of people killed in accidental and deliberate dwelling fires attended by fire and rescue services in England is set out as follows:

Deaths in dwelling fires attended by fire and rescue services, England 1994-2005
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

England

376

428

428

432

383

334

Avon

7

2

3

4

4

8

Bedfordshire

4

4

6

3

4

1

Berkshire

4

3

12

5

7

3

Buckinghamshire

3

4

4

7

2

4

Cambridgeshire

6

3

9

4

2

3

Cheshire

5

6

8

11

7

8

Cleveland

1

7

5

10

2

3

Cornwall

2

6

1

6

3

3

Cumbria

5

10

3

4

5

3

Derbyshire

10

6

5

7

8

7

Devon

5

5

6

4

6

4

Dorset

0

10

8

5

1

8

Durham

9

6

3

9

4

9

East Sussex

4

6

7

7

8

5

Essex

6

11

13

14

6

6

Gloucestershire

6

7

5

4

2

1

Hampshire

7

14

15

5

8

9

Hereford and Worcester

6

2

1

6

4

3

Hertfordshire

5

6

10

10

7

4

Humberside

9

18

8

7

10

5

Isle of Wight

1

2

1

1

1

0

Kent

11

12

12

7

5

5

Lancashire

12

21

19

22

15

15

Leicestershire

5

9

10

4

9

3

Lincolnshire

6

6

4

2

7

3

Norfolk

1

2

2

5

1

5

North Yorkshire

8

5

7

7

8

4

Northamptonshire

4

4

3

8

8

5

Northumberland

4

3

0

3

1

2

Nottinghamshire

5

4

11

16

10

8

Oxfordshire

3

4

10

4

8

5

Shropshire

7

1

1

3

0

1

Somerset

2

3

5

4

1

0

Staffordshire

4

8

7

10

8

7

Suffolk

2

9

0

6

6

1

Surrey

6

2

4

5

6

3

Warwickshire

1

1

1

2

4

2

West Sussex

3

1

2

5

4

7

Wiltshire

8

3

7

4

0

1

Greater Manchester

36

27

24

29

24

29

Merseyside

17

15

19

10

21

8

South Yorkshire

4

8

11

6

12

11

Tyne and Wear

11

6

12

5

16

5

West Midlands

21

26

19

16

19

22

West Yorkshire

24

29

35

24

23

20

Greater London

66

81

70

92

66

65


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