Housing: Fires

Home Office written question – answered on 4th July 2017.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Shadow Minister (Wales)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have died as a result of fires in (a) bungalows, (b) semi-detached houses, (c) detached houses, (d) houses in multiple occupation, (e) low-rise flats and (f) high-rise flats in each year for which data is available.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

The number of fire-related fatalities in England in purpose built high (defined in this publication as 10 storeys or more), medium (4 to 9 stories) and low rise flats (1 to 3 storeys) can be found in the Home Office’s Fires in purpose-built flats, England April 2009 to March 2017 ad hoc publication.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/622114/fires-in-purpose-built-flats-england-april-2009-to-march-2017.pdf

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