Fire Service

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of Andrew Dismore Andrew Dismore Labour, Hendon

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many (a) railway and (b) aircraft accidents were attended by the fire service in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available.

Photo of Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (London)

Number of railway and aircraft incidents attended by the fire and rescue service in England each year, between 1994–95 and 2003–04. The following table shows the breakdown of fire and non-fire incidents attended.

Railway (non-fire) Railway (fires) Total railway incidents Aircraft (non-fire) Aircraft (fires) Total aircraft incidents
1994–95 96 121 217 259 6 265
1995–96 93 110 203 309 41 350
1996–97 75 132 207 317 29 346
1997–98 131 109 240 299 40 339
1998–99 92 138 230 378 52 430
1999–2000 67 101 168 231 39 270
2000–01 108 114 222 194 25 219
2001–02 92 91 183 259 52 311
2002–03 97 122 219 178 24 202
2003–04 69 68 137 211 30 241

Note:

Data include estimates for incidents not recorded during periods of national industrial action in 2002–03.

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