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Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service sees decrease in number of recorded fires

Written by on 3 March 2021

There’s been a fall in the number of fires attended by the fire service in Staffordshire, according to latest figures.

 

They were sent to nearly eight and a half thousand incidents between April 2019 and March 2020, around a thousand fewer than in the previous year.

 

Accidental house fires – including deaths and injuries caused – were also down. The biggest decrease was recorded in relation to small fires – including outdoor grass and bin fires – where there was a 44 percent fall.

 

Road traffic collisions were marginally higher than the previous year at 698 compared to 684.

 

There’s been a fall in the number of fires attended by the fire service in Staffordshire, according to latest figures.

 

They were sent to nearly eight and a half thousand incidents between April 2019 and March 2020, around a thousand fewer than in the previous year.

 

Accidental house fires – including deaths and injuries caused – were also down. The biggest decrease was recorded in relation to small fires – including outdoor grass and bin fires – where there was a 44 percent fall.

 

Road traffic collisions were marginally higher than the previous year at 698 compared to 684.

 

There’s been a fall in the number of fires attended by the fire service in Staffordshire, according to latest figures.

 

They were sent to nearly eight and a half thousand incidents between April 2019 and March 2020, around a thousand fewer than in the previous year.

 

Accidental house fires – including deaths and injuries caused – were also down. The biggest decrease was recorded in relation to small fires – including outdoor grass and bin fires – where there was a 44 percent fall.

 

Road traffic collisions were marginally higher than the previous year at 698 compared to 684.