In Great Britain there are around 300,000 fires every year. Approximately the UK has the same amount of false fire alarms.
In average there are around 75,000 fires in buildings. 45.000 of those fires are in dwellings.
Fatalities from fire decrease every year. Whereas in the 80â€™s Great Britain has around 1000 deaths from fire every year, nowadays the number â€œonlyâ€ sums up to 400 deaths from fire every year.
The highest percentage of death is caused by smoke gas or toxic fumes (34%). Second most deaths of fire are caused by severe burns (25%).Â A combination of gas and burns caused 19% of the fatalities. 14% of deaths are unspecified and 8% are other causes.
In dwellings mainly the fire is caused by cooking appliance (52%). Second highest ignition for fires comes from other electrical appliances (13%). Electrical distribution causes 10% of fires whereas smoker materials cause 7% of fires.
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