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Firth, J.M., 1964. PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF FIRE REPORTS FROM FIRE BRIGADES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1963. Fire Research Notes 544
The results of a preliminary analysis of reports shaw that during 1963 the Fire Brigades attended 140 804 fires in England and Wales, 13 263 in Sootland and 2 159 in Northern Ireland. The number of incidents attended by each Fire Brigade is given in Table 1. Four members of the Fire Service in the United Kingdom were killed whilst attending fire incidents, two in England and WaIes and two in Scotland. In England and Wales 342 members of the Fire Brigades were injured at incidents and the corresponding figures for Scotland and Northern Ireland were 58 and 2 respectively. The Fire Services assisted in the rescue of 574 persons from dangerous situations in England and Wales, 109 in Scotland and 13 in Northern Ireland. Further details of casualties, rescues and escapes are given in Tables 2 and 3. The analysis is based on reports received up to the 28th February, 1964, and the figures given are subject to slight revision when outstanding reports have been received.