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Joint Fire Research Organization, 1957. PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF FIRE REPORTS FROM FIRE BRIGADES IN GREAT BRITAIN, 1956. Fire Research Notes 299
The results of a preliminary analysis of reports show that during 1956 the Fire Brigades attended approximately 111 200 fires in England and Wales, and approximately 10 500 in Scotland. The number of incidents attended by each Fire Brigade is given in Table 1. In England and Wales, one fireman lost his life and approximately 340 firemen were injured: The Fire Service assisted in the rescue of approximately 300 persons from dangerous situations. In Scotland, no member of the Fire Service was killed and approximately 30 were injured: The Fire Service assisted in rescuing approximately 50 persons from dangerous situations. Further details are given in Tables 2 and 3.