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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Fires, Special Service Incidents and False alarms attended by Fire and Rescue Services in Wales
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Click here to sort2006-07Click here to sort2007-08Click here to sort2008-09Click here to sort2009-10Special Service Incident data are taken from the operational data collection form for 2004-05 to 2008-09 and from IRS for 2009-10 onwards.  A breakdown of the data into type of incident is available in the same folder on StatsWales for data from 2009-10 onwards.  The breakdown by type of incident for 2004-05 to 2008-09 is on a different basis and available from the spreadsheet in the same folder.Click here to sort2010-11Click here to sort2011-12Click here to sort2012-13Click here to sort2013-14Click here to sort2014-15Click here to sort2015-16Click here to sort2016-17Click here to sort2017-18Click here to sort2018-19Click here to sort2019-20Click here to sort2020-21Click here to sort2021-22Revised dataClick here to sort2022-23Provisional data
[Collapse]All incidents attended56,67555,08649,29346,34146,88139,99736,25138,59936,42536,75037,21636,76836,67434,99632,22534,73537,427
All incidents attendedFires26,49724,66119,52119,15220,68816,46411,43813,16911,65112,10810,75011,02312,91110,58710,32610,74011,066
Fire false alarms19,99319,59818,85516,90117,00615,87415,08815,31215,48514,49114,79014,16114,48514,28114,87915,31916,008
Special Service IncidentsSpecial Service Incident data are taken from the operational data collection form for 2004-05 to 2008-09 and from IRS for 2009-10 onwards.  A breakdown of the data into type of incident is available in the same folder on StatsWales for data from 2009-10 onwards.  The breakdown by type of incident for 2004-05 to 2008-09 is on a different basis and available from the spreadsheet in the same folder.9,60010,29410,3689,6918,6977,4119,4069,7618,8899,72811,24911,0098,7639,6526,4438,1949,780
Special Service False Alarms585533549597490248319357400423427575515473577482573

Metadata

Title

Fires, special service incidents and false alarms attended by Fire and Rescue Authorities in Wales

Last update

October 2023 October 2023

Next update

September 2024

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Fire incident recording system, Home Office

Contact email

stats.inclusion@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Fire and rescue authorities

Geographical coverage

Fire and rescue authorities

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

Since 2009-10 data have been extracted from the Incident Recording System (IRS). This is a live system and consequently it is possible that data extracted at a different time may not match the figures in this table. For instance the data published in the Performance Indicator tables are extracted at a different time and so may not match exactly those presented here.
Fire and False Alarm data for 2004-05 to 2008-09 are taken from the FDR1 and FDR3 paper forms.
Special Service Incident data for 2004-05 to 2008-09 are taken from the Operational Fire data collection.
All data from 2009-10 onwards are extracted from the Incident Recording System (IRS).
2009-10 data were extracted from IRS in May 2011.
2010-11 data were extracted from IRS in May 2012.
2011-12 data were extracted from IRS in May 2013.
2012-13 data were extracted from IRS in May 2014.
2013-14 data were extracted from IRS in June 2015.
2014-15 data were extracted from IRS in July 2016.
2015-16 data were extracted from IRS in July 2017.
2016-17 data were extracted from IRS in July 2018.
2017-18 data were extracted from IRS in July 2019.
2018-19 data were extracted from IRS in September 2020
2019-20 data were extracted from IRS in August 2021.
2020-21 data were extracted from IRS in August 2022.
2021-22 and 2022-23 data were extracted from IRS in August 2023.
2022-23 data are currently provisional and will be updated September 2024.

Source: The Home Office
Contact: stats.inclusion@gov.wales


Data collection and calculation

Data were collected via the Incident Recording System (IRS).

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Financial Years 2004-05 to 2022-23

Users, uses and context

The data are used to inform policy decisions and to provide contextual information. The data is used by the Welsh Government to help monitor trends in incidents attended by FRAs over time and provides information on FRAs’ performance and activities to citizens and communities in Wales.
See web link for further information.

Rounding applied

Fire data prior to 2009-10 are based on a sampled dataset and so are rounded to the nearest whole number. For this reason the sum of component parts may not equal the totals shown.

Revisions information

Revisions are marked with an (r). The most recent year shown is currently provisional and may be revised when the table is next updated.

Keywords

Fires, Special Service Incidents, false alarms, Fire and Rescue Authorities

Statistical quality

Since 2009-10 data have been extracted from the Incident Recording System (IRS). This is a live system and consequently it is possible that data extracted at a different time may not match the figures in this table. For instance the data published in the Performance Indicator tables are extracted at a different time and so may not match exactly those presented here.