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Joint Fire Research Organization, 1958. PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF FIRE REPORTS FROM FIRE BRIGADES IN GREAT BRITAIN, 1957. Fire Research Notes 346
The results of a preliminary analysis of reports show that during 1957 the Fire Brigades attended approximately 108 100 fires in England and Wales and approximately 9 500 in Scotland. The number of incidents attended by each Fire Brigade is given in Table 1. In England and Wales, five firemen lost their lives and approximately 320 firemen were injured: The Fire Service assisted in the rescue of approximately 280 persons from dangerous situations. In Scotland, no member of the Fire Service was killed and approximately 20 were injured: The Fire Service assisted in rescuing approximately 50 persons from dangerous situations. Further details are given in Tables 2 and 3.