Latest – Fire Statistics for Your Information

Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) attended 549,913 incidents in the year ending June 2020. This was a four per cent decrease compared with the previous year (573,776).

Of these incidents, there were 156,128 fires. This was a 15 per cent decrease compared with the previous year (182,661)

FRSs attended 231,510 fire false alarms, a one per cent increase with the previous year (229,961).

Fire false alarms ‘due to apparatus’ accounted for approximately 66% of this number.

The number of incidents attended by FRSs in England peaked in 2003/04, at over one million incidents. For around a decade, there was a general decline in all three categories of incidents attended has settled at around half a million a year.