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Electrical Fires

Request

What number of fires were caused by an electrical source of ignition in the FRS area in 2014-15 and 2015-16 (the overall total over fires caused by electricity for those years)

Response

2014/2015

Total number of accidental dwelling fires: 450

Total number of accidental dwelling fires caused by electrical equipment/electrics (excluding cooking): 140

 

2015/2016

Total number of accidental dwelling fires: 447

Total number of accidental dwelling fires caused by electrical equipment/electrics (excluding cooking): 138